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Texas GOPer Spent Over $33,000 In Campaign Cash On Chocolates, Ham


Campaign finance records show Hall's campaign spent more than $14,000 on Honey Baked Foods orders around the holidays in 2012 and 2013, and spent an additional $19,000 on Godiva in December 2013.

“These are gifts that the congressman has been giving out for years to constituents,” Ed Valentine, a Hall campaign adviser, told BuzzFeed. “They’re Christmas gifts. They’re birthday gifts. That’s how Ralph works. He likes Christmas.”