April 5, 2007

FRED IN THE HOUSE:

Fred Thompson Gears Up (Mike Allen, April 5, 2007, Politico)

Thompson has not yet decided to seek the Republican presidential nomination. But "he is getting more serious every day," said an adviser familiar with Thompson's plans.

Thompson's coming-out as a candidate-in-waiting will be a May 4 appearance at the 45th annual dinner or the Lincoln Club of Orange County in the heart of Ronald Reagan country in Southern California. The invitation was widely sought by aspiring Republicans, and his advisers expect considerable media attention around the visit. But there are no plans now for an announcement then.

Thompson will also stoke speculation with a meeting of House Republicans April 18 at the Capitol Hill Club, organized by Rep Zach Wamp (R-Tenn.), the most vocal promoter of a Thompson candidacy. More than 60 House Republicans have indicated they want to come to hear the former senator, according to organizers.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 5, 2007 7:23 PM
Comments

Thompson might as well get it in gear now that el Caudillo has flip-flopped himself out of the running

Posted by: Lou Gots at April 6, 2007 5:21 AM
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