Quantcast

Michigan Democrat Spent Hundreds at Strip Club for ‘Constituent Meeting’

'We have [to] meet people where they're at some times ... #HOLLA...'

A Democratic Michigan lawmaker admitted to spending hundreds of dollars from his campaign fund at a strip club for a “constituent meeting.”

State Rep. Jewell Jones’s recent fundraising report showed he spent $221 at the Pantheion Club, a local strip club.

During an interview with the Detroit News, Jones called the venue a “lounge,” adding that he wasn’t sure if it was a strip club. 

“We have [to] meet people where they’re at some times … #HOLLA,” Jones said in a text message following the phone interview.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

A social media account with same name and location as the Pantheion Club describes the establishment as “the oldest and most established gentlemen’s club in Michigan.”

The reason for Jones’s meeting at the strip club, according to the fundraising report, was that he had to be there for a “constituent meeting to discuss potential economic projects in Inkster.”

His campaign spent a total of $6,400 on meetings at other restaurants and lounges between Jan. 1 through July 20. One bill was for $696 at a Las Vegas bar, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, which Jones claims was a “dinner meeting with other legislators.”

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Jones is already facing charges after he was arrested on April 6 for a drunken-driving incident.

His blood alcohol content was reportedly marked at 0.19 when the police pulled him over for swerving in and out of lanes and into a ditch on the side of the road. Prosecutors also said Jones was uncooperative with officers.

He was charged with resisting arrest, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, reckless driving, and possession of a weapon while under the influence.

Last week, a judge found Jones violated his bond for a second time and threatened jail time if it happened again.

Copyright 2022. No part of this site may be reproduced in whole or in part in any manner without the permission of the copyright owner. To inquire about licensing content, use the contact form at https://headlineusa.com/advertising.
- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

Youth’s Overdose Death Renews Advocate’s Calls for Narcan in Schools

(Headline USA) The death of a 13-year-old student who apparently overdosed on fentanyl at his Connecticut school has drawn the attention of advocates, who...

Russia Rejects Claim of Trying to Replace Ukraine Leader

(Headline USA) Russia's Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that the Kremlin is seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration,...

Britain: Russia Is Planning To Replace Ukrainian Government with Puppet Leadership

(Headline USA) President Joe Biden set the world on edge this week with a long, dangerous press conference that endangered the balance of power...

Virginia’s New AG Joins Abortion Fight

(Headline USA) With the newly elected Republican leadership of Virginia, the state has joined the nationwide effort to overturn federal abortion law. Virginia's new attorney...

Young Officer Slain In Harlem Joined To Help ‘Chaotic City’

(Associated Press) The 22-year-old New York City police officer who was shot to death while responding to a call in a Harlem apartment came...

‘Whatever It Takes’: Outraged Dems Censure Sinema For Defending Filibuster

(Headline USA) After almost singlehandedly defending the integrity of the Senate, outraged Democrats have turned against Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. Leaders of the Arizona Democratic...

Texas Judge Blocks Biden Federal Workers Vax Mandate

(Mark Pellin, Headline USA) In a blow against medical tyranny, a Trump-appointed federal judge in Texas blocked President Joe Biden's mandate for federal workers to...

Kyle Rittenhouse Files Motion To Get His Rifle Back, Destroy It

(Headline USA)  Kyle Rittenhouse filed a motion in court this week to get his rifle back after authorities confiscated it in 2020 during the...

Trump Dismisses Rumors of DeSantis Feud: ‘We Have Very Good Relationship’

(Headline USA)  Former President Donald Trump dismissed reports about a growing feud between himself and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, saying that he has a...
- Advertisement -