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Emails show Romney’s callous dealings with Dig victim’s kin

Emails show Romney’s callous dealings with Dig victim’s kin

As governor, Mitt Romney played hardball with the grieving relatives of Milena Del Valle just weeks after her tragic death in the Big Dig tunnel collapse — hoping to derail a family press conference by forcing them to pay top dollar to rent a state facility, according to administration emails obtained by the Herald.

“(Massachusetts Convention Center Authority chief) Jim Rooney just called to say Del Valle reps are at new conv cntr looking to rent space for Wed. press conference,” Romney budget chief Thomas Trimarco wrote to then press secretary Eric Fehrnstrom on Aug. 25, 2006, weeks after the July 10 collapse.

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