After squaring off in a bruising Republican primary battle in Pennsylvania, Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick will appear alongside each other next week outside of Pittsburgh.
The former rivals will be part of a panel focused on national security and foreign policy issues, hosted by Morgan Ortagus, the former State Department spokesperson during the Trump administration and her national security group Polaris.
For Oz, the Republican Senate nominee and McCormick, who lost to him by fewer than 1,000 votes, the appearance is a political detente after one of the most brutal and expensive primary races this year.
McCormick conceded to Oz and asked voters to support his political rival when he bowed out of the race. And he has since donated the maximum allowed under law to Oz.
But while the two have spoken since the race, they have not yet made any appearances together. Next Wednesday’s event will be the first joint