President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will both be in New York City Monday night for fundraising events.
Obama's fundraiser is during a visit to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. Obama is scheduled to attend a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fundraising event at a private New York residence that evening.
"He reached out to me, and I was honored by it," Mateo told Politicker. "I have certainly made up my mind. He is the person I will be supporting for president. I believe he will turn this country around."
Politicker reported that Perry's fundraiser will be at a Mexican restaurant and the expected haul of the night's fundraising will be in the range of between $50,000 and $100,000.
In the second quarter, Obama's reelection campaign and the DNC reported raising a total of $86 million.