King will also appear on the campaign trail for Akin in Kansas City, Mo., and Jefferson City, Mo., over the weekend.

Both Bachmann and King are major Tea Party figures and prominent social conservatives.

ADVERTISEMENT
Akin is competing in a three-way primary for the GOP nomination to take on Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillUnder pressure, Dems hold back Gorsuch support Overnight Defense: General warns State Department cuts would hurt military | Bergdahl lawyers appeal Trump motion | Senators demand action after nude photo scandal The Hill’s Whip List: Where Dems stand on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee MORE (D-Mo.).