Hurt Calls President's Visit "Surprising"

October 29, 2010

Robert Hurt, the Republican challenger for the Fifth Congressional District, was in southside Virginia Friday morning meeting with constituents from Danville.

He called Friday night's planned visit to Charlottesville from President Obama "unexpected".

"I think that it's surprising that the President has chosen to come in and campaign at this late hour for Congressman Perriello. When you stop and look at the campaign Perriello has run since early summer, he has run a campaign that has not included President Obama in any of his mail, radio or TV," said Hurt.

Hurt Campaign Spokesperson, Amanda Hennerberg, released this statement regarding the President's visit:

“When President Obama and Congressman Perriello stand side-by-side at their campaign rally, it will leave voters with a permanent and lasting impression of how Congressman Perriello has served as an unabashed ‘yes man’ for the Obama-Pelosi job killing agenda.”

Hurt announced he is extending an invitation to President Obama and Congressman Perriello to join him in a small business roundtable discussion in Martinsville, Virginia Saturday.


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