Marco Rubio’s financial past is coming back to haunt him – namely two years of credit card transactions from his time as speaker of the Florida House, the details of which remain a mystery.
During the GOP presidential hopeful‘s 2010 Senate race, theTampa Bay Times and the Miami Herald obtained his 2006 and 2007 credit card statements, which allegedly showed that he regularly charged personal expenses – including a four-day, $10,000 family reunion and repairs to his family minivan, according to the
The investigation also found he failed to disclose $34,000 in expenses, including $7,000 he paid to himself and $5,700 he paid his wife, Jeanette, as reimbursement for “gas and meals,” reports. (Jeanette was treasurer of one of two political committees he created in order to accept contributions toward his travel and other political expenses.) Plus, Rubio reportedly gave family members an additional $14,000 and racked up $51,000 in travel expenses on his own credit cards.
Rival Donald Trump pounced on Rubio’s murky credit card history Tuesday in a press conference in New York City, saying, “For years, I’ve been hearing that his credit cards are a disaster.”