Trump to headline $5K-a-head NYC fundraiser: report

Trump to headline $5K-a-head NYC fundraiser: report
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President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHR McMaster says president's policy to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is 'unwise' Cast of 'Parks and Rec' reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin voters Biden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response MORE is the main event for a Dec. 7 fundraiser in New York City, according to a new report.

The $5,000-a-person breakfast a week from Wednesday will raise money for Trump for America, a 501 (C) (4) group funding the Republican’s transition effort, Politico said Monday.


Politico noted key guests include Steven Mnuchin, who is on Trump’s shortlist for Treasury secretary, and Wilbur Ross, a top candidate for Commerce secretary.

Ray Washburne, who leads the Trump transition’s Commerce landing team, and Bill Hagerty, who heads the presidential appointments team outside of Washington, D.C., are also expected to attend.

Brian Ballard, Florida’s top GOP fundraiser, is also a likely audience member at the event.

Ballard is Trump’s longtime lobbyist in Tallahassee and began heavily fundraising for the billionaire after Trump defeated Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioFlorida senators pushing to keep Daylight Savings Time during pandemic Hillicon Valley: DOJ indicts Chinese, Malaysian hackers accused of targeting over 100 organizations | GOP senators raise concerns over Oracle-TikTok deal | QAnon awareness jumps in new poll Intelligence chief says Congress will get some in-person election security briefings MORE (R-Fla.) in Florida’s GOP presidential primary last March.

The makeup of Trump’s future administration is the subject of feverish speculation due to the billionaire’s political inexperience.

Trump has rejected critics who say his transition process is mess, insisting it is a “very organized” process directly on schedule.