House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, will visit Warner Robins on Wednesday for a news conference with congressional hopeful Rick Goddard, according to a Goddard campaign news release.
Boehner, who will be in Atlanta this evening for a "Victory Dinner" with state GOPers, will "make a special announcement" at the news conference, according to the release.
Campaign manager Lonnie Dietz wouldn't say what that announcement was., but said it will "provide a big boost to our campaign."
"We think the news is going to be very pertinent to Middle Georgians," he said.
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The public, as well as the media, is invited. The news conference is scheduled for 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at the E.L. Greenway Welcome Center, which is at 99 North First St. in Warner Robins.
Goddard, a retired Air Force General, is the Republican Party's nominee in the 8th Congressional District. He faces Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. Jim Marshall, in November's general election.