House records show Schock reimbursed US $122,590

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Posted: May 29, 2015 10:26 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has reimbursed the U.S. government for the cost of auto mileage, office redecoration and a flight to Chicago Bears game.

Disbursement records released Friday by the U.S. House show Schock repaid the federal government $122,590 during his final months in office.

Among the repayments was more than $86,000 Schock received for mileage reimbursement expenses over six years ending in 2014.

The government was also reimbursed $35,000 in payments made to Illinois interior decorator Ann Brahler. She redecorated Schock's congressional office in bright red, described as "Downton Abbey" style after the television show.

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The government also received more than $1,200 for a commercial flight Schock took from Peoria to Chicago to attend a Bears game.

Schock resigned in March following media reports about his spending.