Republican U.S. Rep. Peter King, one of the last of the true moderate Republicans in the U.S. House, is headed to Rhode Island for a fund-raising event for the RI GOP.
King, a Long Island Republican, will speak at RI Republican Party headquarters on Post Road in Warwick on August 15. The cost is $125 per person or $200 per couple for a VIP lunch and discussion with Congressman King. There is also a $50 per person lunch option ($90 per couple). For further information call 401-732-8282.
King, serving his 11th term in the House, is one of the few Washington, D.C. Republicans open to compromise with Democrats. He has also been mentioned as a possible presidential or vice-presidential candidate. The host committee includes state Republican Chairman Mark Smiley, H. Russell Taub, Dylan Barrett and Robert A. Paquin, III.