Report: NAB's Gordon Smith Among Supporters Of Jeb Bush Candidacy
February 11, 2015 at 4:13 AM (PT)
NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH is one of 35 host committee members for a pair of fundraising events scheduled for later this month in support of the possible candidacy of former FLORIDA Gov. JEB BUSH, reports the WALL STREET JOURNAL.
SMITH, the former OREGON Senator, is noted as among the top names on the supporters' list, which also includes former Secretary of Defense FRANK CARLUCCI, former WHITE HOUSE Counsel BOYDEN GRAY, former Attorney General WILLIAM BARR, and former Ambassador to BELGIUM TOM KOROLOGOS.
The two fundraisers include a lunch and reception at lobbying firm THE BGR GROUP, headed by former Republican strategist ED ROGERS and former MISSISSIPPI Gov. HALEY BARBOUR, and a reception in MCLEAN, VA, both next TUESDAY (2/17).