Author Topic: Report: Obama To Attend Dem Fundraiser In Texas Same Day As Fort Hood Memorial  (Read 162 times)

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http://houston.cbslocal.com/2014/04/08/report-obama-to-attend-dem-fundraiser-in-texas-same-day-as-fort-hood-memorial/

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WASHINGTON (CBS Houston/AP) — A White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood — the site of last week’s shooting rampage.

The memorial is also the same day Obama will reportedly attend a Democratic fundraiser in Houston for House and Senate candidates.

The Associated Press obtained an invitation to the April 9 event where tickets start at $16,200 a person and go up to $64,800 for a couple. Democratic leaders Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are also expected to attend.

The AP reports that the money raised at the fundraiser will go to Democratic campaign committees in the House and Senate.

A Fort Hood spokesman confirms there will be a remembrance ceremony that day, and presidential adviser Dan Pfeiffer tells CBS’ “Face the Nation” that Obama will be there.


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Should read, "while attending a fundraiser, Obama drops in on a funeral".
November 6, 2012, a day in infamy...the death of a republic as we know it.

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Should read, "while attending a fundraiser, Obama drops in on a funeral".
even that gives him too much credit.
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