Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO), a member of the progressive “Squad” and an advocate for the “Defund the Police” movement, spent $70,000 on private security for herself and her team last quarter, according to a report from Fox News.
Bush has been a staunch advocate for defunding and “transforming” law enforcement, even going so far as to back a federal bill called the “People’s Response Act” that would place strict limits on cops, and establish a division in the Department of Health and Human Services “to perform and fund community-led responses to public safety,” per NBC News.
But while Bush has been pressing for Americans to lose access to public safety, she’s been funding her own private security.
“Missouri Rep. Cori Bush spent nearly $70,000 on private security over the past three months as she advocated for defunding the police, campaign filings show,” Fox News reported Friday. “Bush’s campaign sent $54,120.92 in payments between April 15 and June 28 for “security services” to RS&T