Taxpayers Cough Up $14K For Obama Hollywood Fundraiser?
In a nutshell: Obama rolls into town for a pricey $35,800 fundraiser at the home of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein; the town of Westport, CT incurs $14,812 in police and fire overtime costs; and now neither Obama nor the DNC will reimburse the expenses:
Westport’s first selectman says the town has been informed it will not be reimbursed thousands of dollars for President Barack Obama’s visit for a fundraiser earlier this month.
First Selectman Gordon Joseloff says the Democratic National Committee notified the town it will not pay police and fire overtime costs totaling $14,812.
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