By Judy Kurtz - 10/17/11 11:53 PM EDT
Mr. Las Vegas himself might be putting down the mic for a night to catch CNN’s Republican presidential debate in person.
ITK hears that Wayne Newton, along with his wife, Kathleen, is slated to attend Tuesday’s face-off between seven GOP contenders at The Venetian.
But it sounds like the “Danke Schoen” singer might not be ready to place any bets on any of the White House hopefuls. When asked in a TV interview earlier this month if he would like to see anyone jump into the presidential race, Newton said, “I would fire them all and start over.”
Newton, who calls himself a Republican and donated to then-President George W. Bush’s reelection campaign in 2004, endorsed Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDems: Keep gun research ban out of spending bills Senate clears Puerto Rico debt bill for final passage Overnight Finance: Trump threatens NAFTA withdrawal | Senate poised for crucial Puerto Rico vote | Ryan calls for UK trade deal | Senate Dems block Zika funding deal MORE (D-Nev.) over Republican Sharron Angle last year.