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 CoulterHillicon Valley: Lawmakers ramp up Silicon Valley antitrust probe | Treasury sanctions North Korean cyber groups | Thiel to host Kobach fundraiser Ann Coulter singles out Klobuchar during Democratic debate: She is 'killing it' Ann Coulter, Peter Thiel slated to host fundraiser for Kobach's Senate bid: report 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

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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 RobertsInternal poll shows Kobach trailing Democrat in Kansas Senate race Here are the lawmakers who aren't seeking reelection in 2020 Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers ramp up Silicon Valley antitrust probe | Treasury sanctions North Korean cyber groups | Thiel to host Kobach fundraiser MORE (R-Kan.), who is retiring. He is also a staunch supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest 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.