Romney took funds from same donor GOP blasted Obama for taking money from
July 3, 2012
By mitch dudek Staff Reporter
President Barack Obama washed his hands of toxic campaign money donated by controversial figure Aiham Alsammarae in 2008 by donating it to charity. Will Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney do the same?
Alsammarae, of Downers Grove, was a college pal of imprisoned political fixer Tony Rezko. Alsammarae posted Rezko’s bail in 2008 — a fact that did not escape the Republican National Committee, which was quick to issue a press release highlighting the connection.