“#Trump hosts high-dollar campaign fundraiser at New Jersey golf club”
June 13, 2020 | 5:23pm
President Trump after speaking at West Point today.
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A Republican National Committee official said the guests paid $250,000 a head for tickets.
Trump’s reelection campaign is cranking back into gear after a three-month coronavirus layoff.
The money is going to Trump for Trump Victory, a joint committee that benefits the Trump campaign, the RNC and 22 state Republican parties.
Getting into the super-exclusive soiree not only required a fat wallet, but a clean bill of health: guests have to pass a COVID-19 test and a temperature screening before entering.
“There is definitely pent-up excitement for in-person fundraisers,” Republican National Committee spokesman Michael Ahrens said this week.
The Bedminster bash is only the second in-person fundraiser Trump has held since he was forced to cancel a March 12 affair due to the coronavirus shutdown.
He raised $10 million Thursday with a dinner for 25 in Dallas, his campaign said.
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