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Former GOP Congressman: Romney Is Tolerating Birther Trump To Raise Money

By Igor Volsky on May 29, 2012 at 10:18 am

"Former GOP Congressman: Romney Is Tolerating Birther Trump To Raise Money"

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Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) joined the growing number of conservatives who are expressing discomfort over Mitt Romney’s association with birther businessman Donald Trump. Asked why Romney is moving forward with a joint fundraiser this evening in Las Vegas, Davis answered with one word: “money.” “He can’t raise money without Donald Trump?” MSNBC host Chuck Todd asked. “He could raise it but this is additional money and this is a money game and he’s behind the eight ball,” Davis replied. The Romney campaign has set a goal of raising “$2 million at the Trump International Hotel” on Tuesday. Watch it:

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