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 PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulLexington mayor launches bid for Congress Trump-free Kennedy Center Honors avoids politics Meet the Iran hawk who could be Trump's next secretary of State MORE (R-Ky.) and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzDebbie Wasserman Schultz marks 10 years as breast cancer survivor Foreign agent registration is no magical shield against Russian propaganda Let Trump be Trump and he'll sail through 2020 MORE (R-Texas) for their foreign policy views and ripping them and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRyan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for Tibet Dem lawmaker gives McConnell's tax reform op-ed a failing grade 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.