Melania Trump appears solo at GOP fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago
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First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTrump compares Melania to Jackie Kennedy: 'We have our own Jackie O' Trump compares Melania to Jackie Kennedy: 'We have our own Jackie O' The Hill's Morning Report — Uproar after Trump's defense of foreign dirt on candidates MORE made an appearance at a Republican fundraiser in Florida on Friday evening while President TrumpDonald John TrumpDC board rejects Trump Hotel effort to dismiss complaint seeking removal of liquor license on basis of Trump's 'character' DC board rejects Trump Hotel effort to dismiss complaint seeking removal of liquor license on basis of Trump's 'character' Mexico's immigration chief resigns amid US pressure over migrants MORE remained in Washington, according to the Palm Beach Post.

The annual fundraiser for the Palm Beach County GOP was held at Mar-a-Lago, the president's private estate where he has spent the weekend on multiple occasions since becoming commander-in-chief.

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The county GOP chairman, Michael Barnett, rented Trump's ballroom for $150,000 for the dinner, which drew nearly 700 people who paid $300 and up, according to the report.

Melania Trump appeared briefly at a VIP reception before the dinner, where Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) and other state officials reportedly spoke.

Trump is holding Saturday meetings at the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia, according to pool reports.