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A member of U.S. House of Representatives leadership grabbed some java to go at a Spokane-area Dutch Bros. Coffee this morning. And it wasn't who you might think.
Franchise owner and state Republican lawmaker Kevin Parker hosted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor at one of his drive-thru espresso stands this morning, tweeting out “Look who stopped by our coffee stand this morning.” Accompanying the pic was a shot of both men grinning in front of a drive-thru window, ties not included.
Parker said Cantor was in town to attend an area fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Thursday night. While there, Parker talked to Cantor about the business he started, and the Virginia Republican expressed some interest in seeing one of the stands before he left from the airport Friday morning.
Cantor, who graduated from Columbia University in New York with a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Development in 1989, worked at his family's real estate firm for a decade in the '90s while beginning his political career in the Virginia State House of Delegates. Parker was surprised and impressed by Cantor's private sector acumen.
“He's a pretty big business guy,” Parker said Friday afternoon.
Cantor: Spokane-bound. AP photo
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is scheduled to be the special guest at a campaign fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers next month.
He'll be making an appearance at the annual Pink Flamingo Barbecue on Aug. 8 Tickets for the barbecue, a relatively modest $40 per person.
Tickets for a chance to have a photo taken with Cantor are $250 each
Tickets for the 30 minute “Host Committee Reception” before the photo shoot are $1,000 per couple.
Tickets for the 30 minute “Roundtable Discussion” before the reception are $2,600 per couple. For the extra $1,600, you'd probably want to be able to talk fast.