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August 15, 2012


Ryan Meets with Billionaire Casino Mogul

In keeping with laws that prohibit elected officials from explicitly asking donors for super PAC money, Romney campaign aides insisted a meeting between Rep. Paul Ryan and billionaire Sheldon Adelson at a Las Vegas hotel was not a fundraiser, the New York Times reports.

Said an aide: "It's a finance event, not a fundraiser."

When asked if people were paying to attend, the aide repeated, "It's a finance event, not a fundraiser."












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