By Jacqueline Pitts, The Bottom Line
Ahead of the 2016 presidential election, Kentucky State Senator Chris McDaniel has been confirmed to speak about the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Kentucky Chamber’s first Congressional Forum on Aug. 29 in Louisville.
McDaniel will speak about Trump’s policies and campaign in front of the business community during the lunch portion of the Congressional Forum agenda.
McDaniel (R-Taylor Mill) was elected to the senate in 2013 and represents the 23rd District, comprised of northern Kenton County. McDaniel serves as Chair of the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will also participate in the presidential discussion at the forum, discussing the campaign of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Each side will present their arguments for the candidates separately before participating in a question and answer segment of the lunch time program.
The Kentucky Chamber’s inaugural Congressional Forum will give the business community access to legislative leaders and a chance to hear detailed accounts of the issues happening at the federal level without leaving the comfort of Kentucky.
Featured speakers will include Kentucky U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Lexington, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth of Louisville, and U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green.
The Forum is set for Monday, Aug. 29 at the Galt House in Louisville beginning at 8:30 am and concluding after the luncheon featuring the speakers discussing the federal elections and how they impact Kentucky.
The Kentucky Chamber will also be unveiling a federal agenda detailing the national issues most important to Kentucky’s business community.
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