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Bloomberg Holds Fundraiser for GOP Rep. King After Pledging Millions to Help Dems Win House

It was reported last week that billionaire Michael Bloomberg approved a plan to dump at least $80 million into the 2018 midterm elections to help Democrats win back the House.

Then, on Thursday evening, the independent former mayor of New York City held a fundraiser at his home for Rep. Peter King, a Republican.

The event sought to raise $10,000 for the Long Island congressman’s campaign, New York Times reporter Shane Goldmacher said on Twitter.

An adviser to Bloomberg told Goldmacher that the former mayor and King “have a long-standing relationship”:

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