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Romney to host PAC fundraiser: report

Sen.-elect Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyRomney-Cotton, a Cancun cabbie and the minimum wage debate Biden's picks face peril in 50-50 Senate Murkowski undecided on Tanden as nomination in limbo MORE (R-Utah) is set to host a fundraiser for his Believe in America PAC Tuesday, according to Politico

The fundraising event for his new PAC will reportedly take place in Washington D.C. in the evening.

Romney, who was previously the governor of Massachusetts and ran for president in 2012, will become one of the most high-profile Republicans in Congress. He is expected to be one of the most prominent counterweights to President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting bills MORE in the Senate after Sens. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerIt's time for Biden's Cuba GOP lawmaker patience runs thin with Trump tactics Former GOP senator: Republicans cannot let Trump's 'reckless' post-election claims stand MORE (R-Tenn.) and Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeKlain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the White House' Tanden's path to confirmation looks increasingly untenable On The Money: What's next for Neera Tanden's nomination MORE (R-Ariz.) retire at the end of the term.

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In that role, he is expected to use his fundraising network to aid new Republican candidates. For his Senate race, in which he was hardly challenged, Romney raised just over $5 million.

The event will reportedly ask attendees to pay $5,000 attend.

Michael McCollum Adams and Lauren Hamel, both of whom served as top fundraisers for outgoing House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanBottom line Ex-Trump chief of staff Priebus mulling Wisconsin governor bid In Marjorie Taylor Greene, a glimpse of the future MORE, are organizing the event, according to Politico.