Romney Raising Money In Missouri Next Week
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who will officially announce his presidential campaign in New Hampshire on Thursday, is slated to travel to Missouri next week for a fundraiser in St. Louis.
The event, which will feature dinner and a reception, will be held on Thursday, June 9, at the Ritz-Carlton in St Louis, according to an invite to the gathering. Former Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., and former Ambassador to Belgium Sam Fox will be among the dinner co-chairs in attendance.
Romney placed third in the 2008 Missouri Republican presidential primary, finishing behind former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who won the Show-Me State contest.
A Romney spokesperson did not immediately respond to an inquiry about what other events Romney would be doing in Missouri.