King has scheduled two New Hampshire visits in the upcoming months, he told supporters in an email.

The longtime congressman told The Hill last week that he planned to use the buzz around a possible campaign to promote his foreign policy views and had yet to schedule any trips to early primary and caucus states.

He's had harsh words for some fellow Republicans looking at presidential bids, criticizing Sens. Rand PaulRand PaulSunday shows preview: Trump sits down with Fox Trump stumps for Louisiana Senate candidate ahead of runoff Giuliani won't serve in Trump administration MORE (R-Ky.) and Ted CruzTed CruzSenate passes dozens of bills on way out of town Senate passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown Senate advances funding measure, avoiding shutdown MORE (R-Texas) for their foreign policy views and ripping them and Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate clears water bill with Flint aid, drought relief What Trump's Cabinet picks reveal House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief MORE (R-N.Y.) for voting against a bill to fund Hurricane Sandy relief for the East Coast.

"These guys want to run for president by screwing New York," he said of those who'd opposed the bill.