McCaskill tells her kids: Don’t txt me 4 $$$

When it comes to her cash, Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillA Cabinet position for Petraeus; disciplinary actions for Broadwell after affair Defense bill tackles retaliation against military sex assault victims Red-state Dems face tough votes on Trump picks MORE is old-school. The Missouri Democrat advised her kids of some new guidelines when requesting dough: “I had to impose a new rule: You cannot get money by text message.”

McCaskill handed down her public no-dollars-over-the-phone proclamation while gushing about the importance of written letters at a Senate Homeland Security meeting on the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday.

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The mom of three kids and stepmother of four further explained the need for laying down the law, saying, “I mean, they didn’t even — they weren’t having — we weren’t having conversations. I was getting like this gibberish spelling, need money T number 2DAY. You know, it’s ridiculous.”