Some of the top contenders for the 2016 presidential nomination will head to the crucial early primary state of New Hampshire in April for the inaugural edition of a summit with two top conservative groups.
Citizens United and the Americans for Prosperity Foundation will join forces to host the Freedom Summit in Manchester, N.H.
The April 12 event will feature remarks from Sens. Rand PaulRand PaulTrump, GOP fumble chance to govern GOP senators pitch alternatives after House pulls ObamaCare repeal bill Rand Paul takes victory lap on GOP health bill MORE (R-Ky.) and Mike LeeMike LeeLee: Healthcare 'absolutely not' behind us GOP senators pitch alternatives after House pulls ObamaCare repeal bill How 'Big Pharma' stifles pharmaceutical innovation MORE (R-Utah), former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTrump meets with broadband CEO, Texas gov on infrastructure GOP rep: ObamaCare debate like trying get kids 'through bathtime' Senate on the verge of vote to kill FCC's consumer privacy protections MORE (R-Tenn.), Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFundamentals or euphoria? Both fueled post-election stock surge Freedom Caucus founder: GOP health plan did not meet campaign promises Former US envoy: No good military options against North Korea MORE and American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks.
"Working with AFP Foundation to bring this important summit to New Hampshire I hope will start an even larger conversation around the country.”
Tim Phillips, the national head of the powerful conservative group AFP, said, “our Freedom Summit will provide an excellent opportunity for the hard-working people of New Hampshire to compare and contrast the direction in which our country is headed and how their tax dollars are being spent.
"We look forward to bringing grassroots activists from across the state to Manchester to hear from some of the leaders in the free-market movement and to exchange ideas on how to best get our country back on the path to economic prosperity.”