The Huffington Post reports:
Any grassroots Republican activists thinking about heading to the party’s winter meeting to lobby members ahead of Friday’s election for chair should probably check their credit card limits.
Rooms at the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach resort, where the Republican National Committee is holed up this week, start at $1,283 for Wednesday night, with a AAA discount, and $881 for Thursday night. Those rates do not include a mandatory $55 a night resort fee.
“It costs $75 just to park a car!” complained conservative radio host John Fredericks. “It’s ridiculous,” groused one RNC member who spoke on condition of anonymity about the restaurant prices. “I’m looking for every free meal I can get.”
Read the full article. The vote for RNC chairperson is expected to take place at the venue tomorrow. As I’ve reported, infighting over the vote has been publicly vicious.
‘We’re Supposed to Be the Party of the Working Class?’ Republicans Complain About ‘Ridiculous’ Prices at Posh RNC Venuehttps://t.co/cXY7DybOCj
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) January 26, 2023
But Republican National Committee members can enjoy a sweeping view of the ocean, a 30-meter pool, shopping at the on-site Cartier’s and $60 breakfasts. https://t.co/qyE5y58TgF
— HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) January 26, 2023