South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) “has taken at least three taxpayer-paid trips to Argentina, however, it’s unclear whether he met his girlfriend during any of them,” reports Politico.
Though he paid for his most recent trip, “sometime after his 2002 election as governor, Sanford traveled to Argentina on the dime of the South Carolina Department of Commerce.”
“It likely would have taken place after he had met the woman. Sanford said Wednesday he met the woman eight years ago, though a romantic relationship did not develop until one year ago.”