Mitt Romney’s Beachfront Mansion Has Its Own Lobbyist

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    Alex Seitz-Wald on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:40 am

    Romney's 3,000 sq. ft. tear down
    Last year, Mitt Romney applied for a permit to bulldoze his 3,000-square-foot, $12 million home in on the beach in La Jolla, California, in order to replace it with one nearly four times its size. The “non-living” portion of the new alone will be twice the size of an Average American’s home, but Romney’s campaign said the existing, smaller “manse” was “inadequate for [the Romneys'] needs.”

    Now, Politico reports that the home comes with a unique feature: Its own lobbyist. It turns out it can be difficult to get the city to approve a new 11,000-square-foot house with its own car elevators, so to help facilitate the construction, Romney hired San Diego attorney and registered lobbyist Matthew Peterson, paying him $21,500 since 2008. Reid Epstein reports:

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    Did they finish building Romney New mansion in Honolulu yet?
     
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    This is almost as good as Bachmann getting government money for her family businesses.
     
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    OP - Shuddup asswipe. Any idea how much Obama's vacation's have cost the U.S. taxpayer so far?

    Look it up stupid, and do a comparo.
     
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    You have a problem with people spending their own money to build/remodel their own property? Is the State going to mind getting more taxes off the property?
     
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    This is nothing compared to the crazy liberal Hollywood elite stunts.
     
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    At least he's creating jobs.
     
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    Guess all the true men like dwight eisenhower that were for the people not the Mansion not the Vacation or the money are gone
     
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    Exactly what evidence do you have that people who are successful in business and build up their property are not for the people?

    Most people wouldn't take the pay cut it takes to be an elected politician if all they wanted was money. Some people believe in serving the public after they've served the private sector.
     
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    Romney is a tinkerer. He's an economic fix-it man. He likes to make things work. That's why he was so successful in business. He will make an excellent president.
     

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