05/10/2012 11:18 pm ET

Ovide Lamontagne Slams Obama's Same-Sex Marriage Support As 'Pure Politics'

GOP gubernatorial candidate Ovide Lamontagne on Thursday called President Obama's announcement that he supports same-sex marriage "pure politics."

Lamontagne was in Portsmouth for the Veterans Count Club breakfast at the Sheraton Harborside.

"I think in his case, it's pure politics," Lamontagne said, noting that the president "hasn't said what his 'moment of awakening' was."

Read more on Portsmouth Patch