$19,000 lectern at center of stir brought out for viewing

Photo of the $19,029.25 lectern purchased by the Sanders administration in June. The expense was reimbursed by the Republican Party of Arkansas in September, according to records. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Thomas Metthe)
Photo of the $19,029.25 lectern purchased by the Sanders administration in June. The expense was reimbursed by the Republican Party of Arkansas in September, according to records. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Thomas Metthe)

A $19,000 lectern which generated days of speculation including whether it existed at all, was publicly displayed Tuesday by the governor’s office, three months after its June purchase.

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