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Regulator sniffs scented oxygen on taxpayer-funded RNC trip

On Tuesday members, of the Federal Election Commission are in Cleveland this week for the Republican National Convention, at least one could be seen using the taxpayer-funded trip to sniff some scented oxygen. Five of the federal agency’s six commissioners are in the city for the convention, a spokesman for the agency said Wednesday, in addition to five agency staffers. Just one of the commissioners, Republican Lee Goodman, committed to covering his own costs on the trip.

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