Deadbeat Obama2012 Wants Taxpayers to Pay for Campaign Security
Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff billed the campaigns of President
Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney for police
security at their separate fundraisers this year in the city.
Now that the Romney campaign paid its bill, the city is left in the awkward position of trying to collect from Obama.
... Kiff says the Police Department did raise the issue with the Secret Service before the president's visit.
"At that time, our staff was told that the Secret Service would not
reimburse the city," Kiff wrote in an email, "and that we should check
with the president's campaign or the DNC."
The Romney campaign paid its bill last week, about a month after the
city sent its invoice. The Obama bill, on the other hand, was sent in
May and has not been paid.
City spokeswoman Tara Finnigan said the city's billing system would be sending past-due notices.
About three weeks ago, the Democratic National Committee contacted the city and told officials to deal with the Secret Service.http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/213086.php
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