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Huh? One Dem Senator Paid for Another’s $7,500 Trip to Cancún in 2016

The disclosure came in an annual report filed by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) with the United States Senate this week.

Tester and McCaskill

One vulnerable Senate Democrat, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) paid for a $7,500 trip to Cancún, Mexico for another, Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), in February 2016, according to a report filed by Tester with the U.S. Senate this week.

Under Tester’s annual report, which the Senate posted online on Monday, Tester lists under “Travel” almost $7,500 in “Airfare, Lodging, [and] Meals” for him and his spouse, paid for by McCaskill.

Tester disclosure

Tester’s itinerary started in Great Falls, Montana, continued on to Cancún – a popular vacation spot for American tourists – and concluded in Washington, D.C.

McCaskill has called Tester one of her “best buds” and “besties” on Twitter before:

Both Tester and McCaskill are in the fight of their political careers in 2018, as both are up for re-election in states Donald Trump won in 2016.