Romney to host PAC fundraiser: report

Sen.-elect Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyTransit funding, broadband holding up infrastructure deal Schumer leaves door open for second vote on bipartisan infrastructure deal Bipartisan group says it's still on track after setback on Senate floor 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 TrumpRonny Jackson, former White House doctor, predicts Biden will resign McCarthy: Pelosi appointing members of Jan. 6 panel who share 'pre-conceived narrative' Kinzinger denounces 'lies and conspiracy theories' while accepting spot on Jan. 6 panel MORE in the Senate after Sens. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerCheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP How leaving Afghanistan cancels our post-9/11 use of force The unflappable Liz Cheney: Why Trump Republicans have struggled to crush her  MORE (R-Tenn.) and Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeBiden nominates former Sen. Tom Udall as New Zealand ambassador Biden to nominate Jane Hartley as UK ambassador: report The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Goldman Sachs - Voting rights will be on '22, '24 ballots 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 RyanTrump clash ahead: Ron DeSantis positions himself as GOP's future in a direct-mail piece Cutting critical family support won't solve the labor crisis Juan Williams: Trump's GOP descends into farce MORE, are organizing the event, according to Politico.