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    ATHERTON (CBS SF) The town of Atherton is sending a bill to the White House, asking the Obama Administration to pay up after a fundraising visit earlier this month.

    On April 4th, President Obama attended a morning brunch hosted by Liz Simons and Mark Heising, then a luncheon at the home of Marcia and John Goldman. Those stops were to benefit the Democratic National Committee.

    Town leaders want someone to pick up the nearly $8,000 tab for police and other security services required during the visit.
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    What do they say? Something like...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janice View Post
    What do they say? Something like...

    Wish in the one hand, crap in the other ... see which one gets filled first?
    They've got a valid point. It was a partisan political event, not an official visit. The town should not have to foot the bill for political party fundraisers. If the White House fails to respond, they can file suit against the DNC, and force them to go to court in order to explain why they should be able to stick local governments with expenses unrelated to governing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    They've got a valid point. It was a partisan political event, not an official visit. The town should not have to foot the bill for political party fundraisers. If the White House fails to respond, they can file suit against the DNC, and force them to go to court in order to explain why they should be able to stick local governments with expenses unrelated to governing.
    Yeah, but Obama has rather a bad habit of not paying his bills. AFAIK, he still hasn't paid Chicago back for the two-million-dollar kegger that he threw in Grant Park on election night of 2008.
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    Good luck trying to collect that debt.
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