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Trump makes trip to RNC, campaign offices

President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE on Thursday made a surprise trip to the Republican National Committee (RNC) annex office in Arlington, Va., to thank campaign officials. 

The president's visit to the Arlington office, which also houses Trump campaign staffers, came late Thursday morning and was not listed on the White House schedule issued Wednesday evening. White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's 12:30 Report: What to expect for inauguration Secret Service renting K a month apartment near Ivanka and Jared for bathrooms, office space: report Is the Saudi 'city of the future' overly ambitious? MORE and Trump campaign manager Brad ParscaleBrad ParscaleAides tried to get Trump to stop attacking McCain in hopes of clinching Arizona: report MORE were also seen leaving the White House with Trump for the meetings, which lasted roughly an hour. 

The Trump campaign thanked him "for the visit and inspirational talk" in an afternoon tweet:

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Trump is also expected to hold a meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in the Oval Office later Thursday afternoon that will be closed to press. 

Trump’s visit to the RNC annex offices came as the presidential campaign season heats up following primary contests in Iowa and New Hampshire. 

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On Thursday morning, the Trump campaign and the RNC announced that they had raised $60 million during the month of January, a considerable haul that leaves them with over $200 million in cash on hand heading into the general election. 

Trump has been regularly holding campaign rallies over the past several months, including recent trips to Iowa and New Hampshire close to their nominating contests, and the campaign has been staging events with top surrogates across the country. 

The president is next scheduled to attend rallies in Phoenix and Colorado Spring, Colo., on Feb. 19 and 20, respectively. 

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—Updated at 2:17 p.m.