(CBS DETROIT) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s re-election campaign will now pay the full price of her controversial flight to Florida.

According to the Detroit Free Press,  pressure from the FAA is prompting the change in payments.

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Whitmer’s re-election campaign will pay the $27,000 tab to the non-profit PVS Chemicals for the cost of the flight.

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The flight faced backlash for not having the proper FAA license.

Whitmer also faces lots of criticism from state Republicans, who argue she violated her own COVID orders.

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