GOP-affiliated groups have spent more than $3 million at Trump properties

GOP-affiliated groups spend more than $3 million at Trump properties

The Trump campaign accounts for about $1.46 million of the money paid to Trump properties.

The RNC did not respond to request for comment.

The Trump National Doral Miami resort in Florida and the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. were the party committee’s go-to places for events last month.

The RNC reported spending most of the money at the two Trump properties, which accounted for more than 85 percent of all RNC’s venue rental and catering expenditures in February.

These latest payments by the RNC to the Trump Organization for hotel space is a dramatic increase from any previous payments.

In January, the RNC spent a little less than $79,000 at Trump-owned hotels and venues.

The latest FEC report, however, shows that the RNC did not pay any additional rent for Trump’s New York office in February, though it has continued to pay monthly salaries of about $7,000 to John Pence, the Trump campaign’s deputy executive director and Vice President Mike Pence’s nephew.

The report also shows that the RNC has continued to spend money on consultants tied to President Trump.

The RNC paid Parscale Strategy LLC, founded by Trump’s former digital director and current campaign manager Brad Parscale, a total of $531,213 for fundraising services in February.

Trump’s former bodyguard Keith Schiller’s firm, KS Global Group LLC, also received an additional $15,000 from the RNC in February. The RNC has paid a total of $90,000 to the security firm since October 2017 with the most recent payment just last month.