Gov. Pawlenty is headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida today to speak to speak to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event. A person with knowledge of the trip says the Chamber invited Pawlenty to come speak at the private event.
The person with knowledge of the trip says it's a political trip and will be covered by Pawlenty's federal Freedom First PAC. The governor is scheduled to be back in Minnesota tonight.
In other Pawlenty news, here's Pawlenty's speech to the MNGOP State Central Committee meeting on Saturday: Listen
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