Article from Newsmax by Todd Beamon.

Sen. Rand Paul chided the federal government in his annual report of wasteful spending, saying the U.S. “spent $324,015 to pay for a clown school in Argentina.”

Here’s the Kentucky Republican’s tweet, from Saturday:

The Inter-American Foundation, a federal agency that provides foreign aid, began funding Circo Social del Sur in Argentina in 2008, BizPac Review reports.

The school employs “circus arts to teach other skills to children, teenagers, and young adults in poor neighborhoods in Buenos Aires.”

Read the entire article at Newsmax.

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