Romney returning to Utah to raise money for his PAC

by | Oct. 05, 2010

News from Utah

Mitt Romney will be in Utah Tuesday to raise money for his political action committee at a private event whose hosts include Gov. Gary Herbert. Although Romney already endorsed Herbert earlier this year, the governor's campaign announced Monday evening Romney ""will make a statement offering his full support" for Herbert in this year's special gubernatorial election. Herbert, however, won't see any of the cash collected at the up to $2,500 a person evening reception being held at the Grand America Hotel for Romney's Free and Strong America PAC, which helps elect GOP candidates nationwide. The former GOP presidential candidate is not expected to participate in taping television ads or preparing other campaign materials for Herbert during his brief stop in Utah. Herbert's campaign manager, Joseph Demma, said the governor wasn't counting on either type of help from Romney, the popular former leader of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
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