The Rodon Group CEO Michael Araten (L).
BOSTON — Michael Araten, the CEO of The Rodon Group where President Barack Obama will be delivering remarks Friday on the fiscal cliff, is also a campaign donor.
Araten tweeted on October 17, 2012 that he made a donation to the Obama campaign, though the amount won't be known until the post-election Federal Election Commission filing is released next month.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney tried to dispose reporters of reading politics into the site selection in one of the swing counties of Pennsylvania.
"He’s going to a great company that makes great products that is very interested in middle-class Americans having — having that $2000," he said, after reminding a reporter, " The election is over, man."