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Rep. Cori Bush, Who Wants To Defund The Police, Spent Just Under $70,000 On Private Security

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Democratic Missouri Rep. Cori Bush, who has repeatedly pushed to defund the police, spent nearly $70,000 on private security, according to newly released Federal Election Commission (FEC) records.

Bush’s campaign sent $54,120.92 in payments from April 15 to June 28 for “security services.” The money went to a security group named RS&T Security Consulting, the FEC records released Thursday show. The Democrat’s campaign also paid $15,000 to Nathaniel Davis for “security services,” adding up to $69,120 spent on private security, Fox News first reported.

The security payments added up to more than a third of Bush’s $197,000 campaign expenditures in the second quarter, according to the FEC records. Fox News also reported the amount of money is close to double what Bush’s campaign spent on private security during the first quarter of 2021.

The Daily Caller first reported in April that Bush and members of the progressive-Democrat group in Congress called “the Squad” spent thousands of campaign funds on private security.

In June, the Caller reported that Bush also spent taxpayer funds on a day of private security for herself between Jan. 1 to March 31, after reviewing Statement of Disbursements of the House records.

Bush spent $880.00 on private security services through RSAT Security Consulting LLC on February 19, 2021.

The company’s Facebook page says that RSAT Security Consulting is led by a team with “50+ years of experience across national security, energy security, police, and military security operations.” RSAT’s Instagram page shows photos of p… (Read more)

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