Axelrod To Speak At Romney’s High-Profile Retreat

Originally posted on CBS Las Vegas:

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is bringing high-profile political figures, business leaders and campaign donors to Utah this summer for a retreat to discuss “key opportunities.”

The four-day event will feature speeches from Republicans, including Romney’s 2012 running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and some prominent Democrats, according to a report in the Boston Globe.

President Barack Obama’s former senior adviser David Axelrod and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who served as chairman of last year’s Democratic National Convention, are also slated to speak, according to an email sent to Romney supporters.

The summit, titled “Experts and Enthusiasts,” will be held in June at the Deer Valley Resort in Park City.

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman, Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy and Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen are also listed as speakers.

Event attendees must pay a…

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