Steakhouse staffers quarantining after catering Trump fundraiser
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Thirteen employees of a Minneapolis steakhouse are quarantining after the restaurant catered a fundraiser that President TrumpDonald TrumpGuardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa wins GOP primary in NYC mayor's race Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump Schumer vows next steps after 'ridiculous,' 'awful' GOP election bill filibuster MORE attended during a campaign visit to Minnesota last week. 

Murray’s Restaurant, located in downtown Minneapolis, catered the fundraiser at the home of Cambria CEO Marty Davis. Approximately 40 donors paid $200,000 per couple or $100,000 per person to attend the event last Wednesday and meet the president, The Associated Press reported.

Trump announced last Friday morning that he and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats await Manchin decision on voting rights bill Biden plans to host Obama for portrait unveiling that Trump skipped: report Jill Biden, Kate Middleton visit school together in first meeting MORE tested positive for COVID-19. The president was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center later in the day, although he returned to the White House on Monday.


The restaurant said in a statement that “at no point did any staff come in close proximity to the president,” during the fundraiser. 

"Upon learning of the president's positive COVID-19 test, we immediately enacted a 14-day quarantine for all staff who worked the party. Additionally, each staff member who worked the party will be tested for COVID-19,” the restaurant said, according to the AP. 

A spokesperson for the restaurant told the news service that it is still operating normally. 

One of the event attendees, philanthropist Helene Houle, told the AP that none of the guests got closer than six feet to the president, adding that attendees were tested for COVID-19 in their cars before the event.

Houle added that dinner was not served until the president left for a rally in Duluth, Minn.

A slate of Republican lawmakers and top aides to the president tested positive for the virus last week, including White House adviser Hope Hicks, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien and Sens. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisSenate Republicans: Newly proposed ATF rules could pave way for national gun registry Centrists gain foothold in infrastructure talks; cyber attacks at center of Biden-Putin meeting Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle MORE (R-N.C.), Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeSenate confirms Biden pick for No. 2 role at Interior Big Tech critic Lina Khan named chair of the FTC GOP senators press Justice Department to compare protest arrests to Capitol riot MORE (R-Utah) and Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonOvernight Defense: Joint Chiefs warn against sweeping reform to military justice system | Senate panel plans July briefing on war authorization repeal | National Guard may have 'training issues' if not reimbursed Senate panel plans July briefing on war authorization repeal Overnight Defense: Senate panel delays Iraq war powers repeal | Study IDs Fort Hood as least-safe base for female soldiers | Pentagon loosens some COVID-19 restrictions MORE (R-Wis.), among others.

Three Minnesota lawmakers who flew with the president on Air Force One to his rally in Duluth and back to Washington, D.C., said Friday that they tested negative for the virus. 

The Hill has reached out to Murray’s Restaurant for comment.