McConnell, Cornyn, McCain to raise money for Crist

The biggest Republican names in the Senate will raise money for Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) in Washington.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellMcConnell: Trump needs to act like a 'serious candidate' Overnight Finance: Wall Street awaits Brexit result | Clinton touts biz support | New threat to Puerto Rico bill? | Dodd, Frank hit back The Trail 2016: Berning embers MORE (R-Ky.), National Republican Senatorial Commmittee (NRSC) Chairman John CornynJohn CornynSenate to vote on two gun bills Senate Dems rip GOP on immigration ruling Post Orlando, hawks make a power play MORE (R-Texas) and 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCainJohn McCainReport: Prominent neoconservative to fundraise for Clinton McConnell quashes Senate effort on guns No reason why women shouldn't be drafted MORE (R-Ariz.) headline an event for Crist being held June 22 at the NRSC, according to an invitation obtained by The Hill.

Republican Conference Chairman Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderBipartisan gun measure survives test vote Overnight Healthcare: GOP plan marks new phase in ObamaCare fight Stoddard: The great Trump rebellion MORE (R-Tenn.) will also be there, along with GOP power players Charlie Black, Ben Ginsberg, former Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony Principi and Recording Industry Association of America CEO Mitch Bainwol.

Crist faces a primary with former state House Speaker Marco RubioMarco RubioThe Hill's 12:30 Report Rubio Senate challenger drops out GOP wins congressional baseball game, ending 7-year losing streak MORE, but the governor has the NRSC's endorsement and the full-throated backing of the GOP establishment. He is a strong favorite.

The price to attend the fundraiser is $1,000 per person and $2,000 per political action committee. Hosts must round up $10,000, and they get to attend a private dinner with Crist.

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