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The marriage controversy did help the company's chicken sandwiches become a favorite among Washington conservatives, with Chick-fil-A for a time catering a monthly event for House conservatives hosted by the Heritage Foundation. An Atlantic reporter found House Republicans spent just $345 in taxpayer funds on Chick-fil-A in the three years before the 2012 controversy and nearly $13,00 in the following two years.
The private company's conservative Christian leanings also came into view recently when EPA head Scott Pruitt explained why told a reporter.. "I love, she loves, we love Chick-fil-A as a franchise of faith," Pruitt
Chick-fil-A did not immediately return requests for comment.