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 CoulterCoulter: Debate questions that the Democrats should have been asked Conservatives rail against Braves for reducing 'tomahawk chop' after Native American pitcher calls it 'disrespectful' Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers ramp up Silicon Valley antitrust probe | Treasury sanctions North Korean cyber groups | Thiel to host Kobach fundraiser 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 RobertsEleven GOP senators sign open letter backing Sessions's comeback bid Pressure builds on Pompeo as impeachment inquiry charges ahead GOP lawmakers fear Trump becoming too consumed by impeachment fight MORE (R-Kan.), who is retiring. He is also a staunch supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Lindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Democrats sharpen their message on impeachment 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.