Foreign Agent Financed Lawmakers' Trip, Data Show; Crenshaw, Ros-Lehtinen, DeLay among Those Visiting South Korea
Decamp, David, The Florida Times Union
Byline: DAVID DECAMP, The Times-Union
U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw of Jacksonville took a trip to South Korea paid by a registered foreign agent of the country, despite a House rule against it, new information shows.
Crenshaw, a Republican, accompanied House Majority Leader Tom DeLay for a three-day visit four years ago. Crenshaw's wife attended, as did Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from South Florida. The trip cost a little more than $100,000, and Crenshaw accounted for at least $27,640 of the cost, according to a Northwestern University database on congressional travel.
The Korean-United States Exchange Council, which promotes stronger relations …
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Publication information: Article title: Foreign Agent Financed Lawmakers' Trip, Data Show; Crenshaw, Ros-Lehtinen, DeLay among Those Visiting South Korea. Contributors: Decamp, David - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: March 11, 2005. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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