Former MGM Boss Harry Sloan to Host John Kasich Fundraiser

Ohio governor came in second during New Hampshire primaries

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who came in a surprising second place during the New Hampshire primaries this week, is already getting some major love from a Hollywood power player.

Harry Sloan, CEO of Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. and former CEO of MGM, will host a fundraiser for the GOP candidate at the Park Avenue home of Sarah Nash and Michael Sylvester on Feb. 17 in New York City, according to an invite obtained by TheWrap.

Tickets for the event start at $2,700 for attendees and up to $10,000 for hosts.

Sloan served as the California state financial chair for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign.

Kasich, known for his plainspoken style and moderate views, raised eyebrows by coming in second place during this week’s New Hampshire primaries behind frontrunner Donald Trump.

Earlier this month, the Ohio governor managed to snag former Clinton mega-donor Ron Burkle, who raised millions for the Clintons over the years. The news rattled a fault line between Hollywood and Washington when Burkle told the Los Angeles Times that Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has “never asked me for a penny.”