Inaugural funds used to reimburse Arkansas governor’s office for purchase of $19,029.25 podium, records indicate

No taxpayer money spent, her office says after report

The presidential "Falcon Podium" and matching drink stand are shown on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington in this April 27, 2021 file photo. The Falcon, which is technically a lectern, is distinguished from other lecterns in its slim hourglass shape, designed to let people see more of the background behind the speaker, while still being more formal that conventional travel lecterns. (AP/Evan Vucci)

The Republican Party of Arkansas' Special Project Account 1 reimbursed $19,029.25 to the state of Arkansas for the cost of the governor's office purchasing a lectern with a check dated Sept.