Should Obama fund-raisers be invited to White House state dinners for foreign dignitaries?

Something Jack and I can agree on.

FROM CNN’s Jack Cafferty:

Harvey Weinstein, Vogue editor-in chief Anna Wintour along with executives from the private equity company Blackstone, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and Microsoft.

Just to name a few.

 

In total – ABC News reports that 41 of the more than 360 expected attendees are campaign bundlers or volunteer fundraisers for Mr. Obama’s reelection efforts.

 

It’s estimated the group on hand last night raised nearly $11 million of the $250 million President Obama and the Democrats have raised so far for 2012.

 

Everybody understands election campaigns require money – but is this the proper use of the White House?

 

These folks are known as “bundlers” and are a big deal in campaign finance. Federal campaign rules limit individual contributions to $2,500. That’s where bundlers kick in and raise the big bucks from their associates.

 

President Obama also invited several campaign donors to a State Dinner for the president of South Korea back in October. Sort of like using the Lincoln bedroom to repay favors, isn’t it?

via Should campaign fund-raisers be invited to White House state dinners for foreign dignitaries? – Cafferty File – CNN.com Blogs.

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Albert Milliron is the founder of Politisite. Milliron has been credentialed by most major news networks for Presidential debates and major Political Parties for political event coverage. Albert maintains relationships with the White House and State Department to provide direct reporting from the Administration’s Press team. Albert is the former Public Relations Chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party in Georgia. He is a former Delegate.

Milliron is a veteran of the US Army Medical Department and worked for Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry.

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