WTF: Obama to host dinner tonight for ‘fasting’ PM of India

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http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/516563982413758465

Well, at least taxpayers should save a little bit of money on this dinner:

.@markknoller Thoughtful.

— Sandy (@RightGlockMom) September 29, 2014

@markknoller so…. Everybody is going to eat in front of him & his entourage? Nice hospitality.

— Alexis Metro (@Mrs__Met) September 29, 2014

More on Prime Minister Modi’s visit:

In 2005, Modi was denied a visa to enter the US, tied to riots in the Indian State of Gujarat in which he was the top elected official.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 29, 2014

Modi has also been named in a civil lawsuit pegged to the 2002 riots in his state. WH says Modi has diplomatic immunity on this visit.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 29, 2014

Off campus, Pres Obama drops by another DNC fundraising roundtable. Approx 25 supporters paying up to FEC max of $32,400 per person.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 29, 2014

No press coverage of the DNC fundraiser or the dinner for PM Modi today.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 29, 2014

Yes, we wouldn’t want the press there to take pictures of Modi not eating at the fancy dinner.

Exit question: Which prominent Jewish leaders will President Obama invite over for golf and snacks on Yom Kippur on Saturday?

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