House conservatives plan fundraiser

Prominent House conservatives will assemble this evening at the American Legion Hall on Capitol Hill for the Early St. Patrick’s Day Party, the first major event benefiting the recently established House Conservatives Fund.

The fund, which is chaired by Rep. Tom Feeney (R-Fla.) and has the nominal support of many members of the conservative Republican Study Committee (RSC), was created within the past year to “expand the majority of the majority,” one organizer said.

Few RSC members who are expected to attend tonight’s event are known for their fundraising prowess within the conference, but fund organizers hope to improve on the group’s overall rainmaking ability during the current election cycle.


Feeney and RSC Chairman Mike Pence (R-Ind.) are scheduled to be the special guests at tonight’s event, according to an invitation, and organizers expect a sizable roster of K Street supporters.

Other RSC members expected to attend include Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz.), who recently ran an unsuccessful bid for majority leader, as well as Reps. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeCheney clashes with Trump Sessions-Tuberville Senate runoff heats up in Alabama GOP lawmakers stick to Trump amid new criticism MORE (R-Ariz.), Virginia FoxxVirginia Ann FoxxPelosi huddles with chairmen on surprise billing but deal elusive House fails to override Trump veto of bill blocking DeVos student loan rule The Hill's Coronavirus Report: BIO CEO Greenwood says US failed for years to heed warnings of coming pandemic; Trump: Fauci won't testify to 'a bunch of Trump haters' MORE (R-N.C.), Phil GingreyJohn (Phil) Phillip GingreyEx-Tea Party lawmakers turn heads on K Street 2017's top health care stories, from ObamaCare to opioids Beating the drum on healthcare MORE (R-Ga.), Wally Herger (R-Calif.), Steve King (R-Iowa), Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanTrump slams 'rogue' Sasse after criticism of executive actions Wary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker Budowsky: Why I back Kennedy, praise Markey MORE (R-Wis.), Mike Sodrel (R-Ind.) and Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.).