Ann Coulter, Peter Thiel slated to host fundraiser for Kobach's Senate bid: report

Ann Coulter, Peter Thiel slated to host fundraiser for Kobach's Senate bid: report
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Conservative commentator Ann CoulterAnn Hart CoulterApril's dumbest and most dangerous coronavirus declarations Coulter: Democrats are killing their best chance to beat Trump with 'woke' politics Social media struggles to counter coronavirus misinformation MORE and venture capitalist Peter Thiel will reportedly host a fundraiser for Kansas Senate candidate Kris Kobach, who is running in the Republican primary. 

The Sept. 18 event will take place in New York City, according to an invitation obtained by Politico


Kobach is an immigration hard-liner who lost to a Democrat in the red state's 2018 gubernatorial race. He faces significant opposition from other Republicans in his bid to replace Sen. Pat RobertsCharles (Pat) Patrick RobertsOvernight Defense: Democrats expand probe into State IG's firing | House schedules late June votes with defense bill on deck | New Navy secretary sworn in Government watchdog: 'No evidence' Pompeo violated Hatch Act with Kansas trips The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip MORE (R-Kan.), who is retiring. He is also a staunch supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpMichael Flynn transcripts reveal plenty except crime or collusion 50 people arrested in Minneapolis as hundreds more National Guard troops deployed Missouri state lawmaker sparks backlash by tweeting 'looters deserve to be shot' MORE.

Coulter also takes a hard-line immigration stance but has sparred with the president, criticizing him for not yet building his promised wall at the Southern border.

The night Kobach lost his 2018 race, Coulter tweeted "Kansas is dead to me."

Thiel is the co-founder of PayPal and Palantir Technologies. He is a vocal supporter of Trump. 

The Hill has reached out to Kobach's campaign for comment on the reported fundraiser. 

It will come ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline for third-quarter fundraising.