Anonymous Donor Agrees To Cover Costs For Obama Campaign Stop In NH

June 24, 2012 12:00 AM
Anonymous Donor Agrees To Cover Costs For Obama Campaign Stop In NH
" DURHAM, N.H. (CBS) – An anonymous donor has agreed to pay a New Hampshire town’s extra security costs for President Barack Obama’s visit on Monday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Doug Cope reports.

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Durham officials say they didn’t mean to raise a ruckus, but they didn’t have the money budgeted for police, fire and EMS services needed for President Obama’s visit, and the Obama for America campaign said they wouldn’t pay.

“Some people are very positive about the position that the town has taken to date, and others have been very critical. Some have expressed it as being ‘un-American’ the position we have taken, others feel it is the right thing to do, and campaigns, whoever the party, whatever the party, should pay the costs associated with the visit,” said Durham Town Manager Todd Selig "

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