Rand Paul Returns Surplus Operating Budget

Rumor has it, several Democrats fainted when this happened:

 Sen.  says he will send a $600,000 check to the U.S. Treasury, returning the part of his operating budget as a senator that was not spent.

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Paul made the announcement at press conference in Kentucky on Wednesday. According to a press release from Paul’s office, the sum is over 20 percent of the total operating budget.

Last year, he returned $500,000 worth of unspent funds to the Treasury.


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