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Donald Trump scores another GOP event as he eyes White House, NY bids

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The Donald is on a GOP roll.

Fueling speculation that he is considering a 2016 GOP presidential and New York gubernatorial bids, developer Donald Trump has added another major event to his speaking tour, New York's annual Lincoln Day Dinner this week.

It follows a campaign-style stop last month to Manchester, N.H., the state that hosts the first presidential primary and where he criticized likely GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey.

This just in from the New York County Republican Committee:

DONALD J. TRUMP TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT NEW YORK COUNTY

REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE ANNUAL LINCOLN DAY DINNER

NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 10, 2014 - New York County Republican Committee Chairman Daniel W. Isaacs has announced today that Donald J. Trump will serve as keynote speaker for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner being held Wednesday, February 12, 2014, beginning at 6 pm at the Grand Hyatt Hotel located at 109 East 42nd Street in Manhattan adjacent to Grand Central Terminal. Mr. Trump is a possible candidate for the office of New York State Governor.

Over 20 Republican county leaders and officials from Albany, Buffalo, Long Island, New York City and across the state will be attending the gala. Special guests of honor will include US Army Specialist Oscar Cruz, who personally hauled Saddam Hussein out of his hole when he was captured by our forces during operation Iraqi Freedom. Actor Tony Lo Bianco will serve as MC for the dinner.

Paul Bedard, the Washington Examiner's "Washington Secrets" columnist, can be contacted at pbedard@washingtonexaminer.com.
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