Among the charges former House Speaker Marco Rubio put on his Republican Party of Florida credit card: a $133.75 trip to an upscale barber shop in downtown Miami, Churchills, on Nov. 18, 2006.
Churchill's Deluxe Shave $25- Just Relax and Enjoy! Applying Pre-Shave Oil and Steaming Hot Towels will soften any tough beard. Hot Shaving Lather follows from our classic Campbells Lather King. Our Master Barbers' talented hands will "carefully" guide a Straight Razor Blade across your whiskers. Ahhh! To keep your skin nice and soft, moisturizers and Cold Towels will be applied. Just like the good 'ol days...
It's unclear what services Rubio received.
Rubio says he sent money to American Express for all personal charges, and the trip to the barber was not reported by the Republican Party of Florida as an expense. But the question remains, why did Rubio put it on the card in the first place?
Other charges on the card during Rubio's tenure as House Speaker in 2007 and 2008:
$761.54 at a Costco in Miami on Dec. 31, 2006
$24.61 and $36.75 for meals at an IHOP in Miami
$128 and $53.66 at the Museum of Natural History in New York on Dec. 10, 2006.
$116.78 at Ellen's Stardust Diner in New York on the same day
$10.50 at the AMC Sunset Place movie theater in Miami