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Foster Friess, Rick Santorum Super PAC Contributor, Willing To Help Out Mitt Romney

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Foster Friess intends to aid the candidacy of Mitt Romney. | AP

Foster Friess, the main contributor to Rick Santorum's super PAC, said he intends to help Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee.

"I’m obviously going to be of help in whatever way I can," Friess told Politico on Tuesday after Santorum had suspended his campaign. The wealthy Wyoming investor added that he hadn't talked to representatives of Romney's campaign or the super PAC supporting him and would share his plans later.

He donated $1.6 million to the pro-Santorum Red White and Blue Fund, which spent about $7.5 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

Friess drew national headlines after injecting himself into the contraception debate after suggesting Bayer aspirin as a possible birth control method in an MSNBC interview. He later apologized for the remark.

Santorum, after dropping out Tuesday, did not endorse Romney, but the two have reportedly agreed to a meeting in the near future.

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