(Presidentialwire.com)- According to reports, only the prices at the upscale resort housing the GOP gathering were higher than the tensions as RNC members gathered in Dana Point, California to decide whether or not to re-elect Chair Ronna McDaniel.
S.V. Dáte of HuffPo described how exorbitantly expensive the rates were at the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club.
Referring to his article, Dáte tweeted that room rates were over a thousand a night, parking cost $75. Breakfasts run from $50 to $60 and $100 for a dinner.
According to a report, the RNC keeps up its spending habits despite Joe Biden’s terrible economy and three consecutive election losses.
An article from last October looked at the RNC’s spending for 2021–22. More than $500,000 in private jet costs, $64,000 spent at clothing stores, and $321,000 on floral arrangements were calculated.
Nearly $400,000 was spent on high-profile events.
A private box at a Las Vegas Raiders game cost them $30,000. Broadway performances cost $13,000. $9,400 was spent in Madison Square Garden. And Top Golf locations in Texas, Nevada, Virginia, and Maryland cost $43,000.
The RNC has spent over $150,000 on what might be considered unnecessary office expenses under the direction of Ronna McDaniel, including coffee, cupcakes, candles, and diffusers. Additionally, $75,000 was spent at Crate & Barrel, West Elm, Restoration Hardware, and Pottery Barn.
High-end clothing retailers like Rhoback, REI, Nordstrom, Vineyard Vines, Footjoy, Ralph Lauren, Carhartt, and Smathers & Branson saw more than $100,000 spent there.
According to a report, the party’s leadership under McDaniels has drawn criticism, and John Fredericks, a conservative talk radio host who frequently appears on Steve Bannon’s podcast, complained to Dáte that the resort charged $75 just to park a car and that breakfast for two had cost $60.
Fredericks questioned how Republicans were supposed to be the party of the working class. He accused the party of purposefully choosing a resort with a Cartier boutique to make it difficult for the grassroots activists to attend.