Rumors circulating over potential Portland visit for Obama
- Pamplin Media Group
- South County Spotlight - News
Rumors are flying that President Obama is coming to Portland on July 24 for a campaign fundraiser.
The most recent one was posted June 29 by Willamette Week. That rumor has Obama supporters looking at a fundraiser at the Oregon Convention Center.
No reservation has yet been made, however. Matt Pizzuti, the OCC's director of sales and marketing, says he's heard from someone purporting to represent Obama. But nothing has been signed so far, even though security arrangements could take some time.
"I can't confirm or deny it, but I think a decision has to be made soon," says Pizzuti.