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FIRST ON FOX: Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina heads back to Iowa in a week and a half to headline a fundraising event for the state Republican Party.
But the trip to the state whose caucuses for half a century have kicked off the presidential nominating calendar will spark more speculation that Scott, a rising star in the GOP and the only Black Republican in the Senate, is mulling a potential White House run in 2024.
Scott will headline an event with Iowa GOP chair Jeff Kaufmann on Oct. 8 in Sioux Center, in the solidly red northwestern corner of the Hawkeye State. Word of the event was shared first with Fox News on Wednesday.
“Tim Scott has been a leading voice for the Republican Party on the national stage. I know Northwest Iowa is excited to hear his story of opportunity and optimism for America’s future. Scott certainly knows how to…