Momentum builds for Tim Pawlenty presidential bid
At a party conference otherwise devoted to discussing internal business , the governor's speech is already drawing some buzz among GOP officials.
"Based on my conversations, there is a lot of excitement among RNC members at the prospect of hearing from Gov. Pawlenty at our summer meeting," said Matt Strawn, chairman of the Iowa Republican Party.
In addition to his speech, Pawlenty is likely to hold private meetings in San Diego.