By now you know that Hurricane Gustav has overshadowed what was supposed to be the first day of the National Republican Party Convention.
President Bush and VP Cheney cancelled their speeches.
This Labor Day, 2 on the Beat received a news release from Texas supporters of Senator John McCain. They have announced plans to raise funds for Gulf Coast residents affected by Hurricane Gustav.
“This is not a time for politics, but a time for us to come together as Americans and assist the Gulf States,” stressed Robert Mosbacher who is General Chairman of the McCain campaign.
An anonymous Texan has already pitched in $500,000 according to the news release. Mosbacher says McCain supporters will raise an additional $500,000.
If you are interested in donating to the cause and learning more about how Texans are helping out, you can go to www.texasresponds.org