MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to London for a trade mission that comes on the heels of a similar trip last week by another potential Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Walker’s trip runs Monday through Friday. It’s his second oversees trade mission and comes as he’s tries to bolster his foreign policy credentials.READ MORE: Twin Cities Ranked Among Top 30 Best Places In United States For Halloween
Walker’s spokeswoman, Laurel Patrick, says the trip is primarily focused on “private meetings and factory tours focused on attracting foreign direct investment to Wisconsin.” She calls it a business trip, “not a photo op.”READ MORE: Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By Vehicle In Rosemount
More details about Walker’s itinerary are expected to be released later Monday.
Walker’s only known public event so far is a speech Wednesday at the Chatham House entitled, “Building Global Partnerships for Stronger Local Economies.”MORE NEWS: Justice Department: $736K Will Go To Victims Of Alleged Mpls. Landlord Sexual Harassment
(© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)