Trump fundraiser at Trump Hotel charges $100k per person

Trump fundraiser at Trump Hotel charges $100k per person
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpAverage tax refunds down double-digits, IRS data shows White House warns Maduro as Venezuela orders partial closure of border with Colombia Trump administration directs 1,000 more troops to Mexican border MORE on Wednesday night will attend a fundraiser at Trump International Hotel that is charging $100,000 per person. 

The money will go towards Trump Victory, a joint fundraising committee for the president's 2020 presidential campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC). 

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Attendees must donate the $100,000 sum in order to gain entrance to a closed-door roundtable event with the president, but they also have the option of donating $70,000 for a photo opportunity with the president or $35,000 to attend a dinner at the hotel where Trump will speak, the Wall Street Journal reported

The price is higher than the typical campaign event, but is not unheard of.

In 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDem strategist says Clinton ‘absolutely’ has a role to play in 2020 Left-leaning journalist: Sanders would be 'formidable candidate' against Trump Clinton hits EPA for approval of pesticide dump: ‘We need bees!’ MORE charged at least $100,000 per head for a fundraising dinner in Nebraska. Former President Obama in 2012 headlined fundraising events that cost upwards of $35,800 per person

The event is being hosted by RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielEx-Trump national security official joins lobbying firm Virginia abortion bill reignites national debate Conservatives pound BuzzFeed, media over Cohen report MORE and National Finance Chairman Todd Ricketts. 

Trump has long attracted scrutiny for hosting campaign events at his own properties, including Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. 

His re-election campaign in 2018 has spent around $1 million at Trump-owned properties, including $113,000 at his hotel in Washington, the Journal reported.

Updated at 4:33 p.m.