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Trump changes election night plans, cancels party at Trump International: report

President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting bills MORE has reportedly called off plans to host an election night event at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., a person familiar with the plans told The New York Times

The source told the Times that Trump will instead likely remain at the White House on Nov. 3. 

The president's son Eric TrumpEric TrumpTrump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after accident Trump sends well wishes to Tiger Woods after crash Scottish lawmakers want to investigate Trump purchase of golf courses MORE in an interview on Fox News later on Friday morning said the party may be moved.

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"We're thinking about moving it, actually, over to the White House. we are looking at that right now. it's going to be a great night," said Eric Trump.

The Trump campaign last weekend sent fundraiser emails to donors announcing a drawing that would give one winner, along with a guest, the chance to be flown to the nation’s capital, where they would stay for free and attend the Nov. 3 party at Trump International as VIPs. 

“November 3rd will go down in history as the night we won FOUR MORE YEARS,” the email read. “It will be absolutely EPIC, and the only thing that could make it better is having YOU there.”

At a press conference Monday, D.C. Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserDC mayor says sister died from COVID-19 DC surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 deaths Glitch in city system causes nearly 40K in DC to miss unemployment benefits last week MORE (D) said she was not aware at the time of party preparations at Trump International, which Washingtonian reported is sold out for election night. 

D.C.’s coronavirus regulations currently restrict events to a maximum capacity of 50 people, including all attendees and staff.

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Trump is trailing Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenKlain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the White House' Senators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Overnight Defense: New Senate Armed Services chairman talks Pentagon policy nominee, Afghanistan, more | Biden reads report on Khashoggi killing | Austin stresses vaccine safety in new video MORE in national polls, although the race is much closer in several key battleground states. 

The latest Harvard CAPS-Harris survey of likely voters found Biden at 54 percent and Trump at 46 percent, with 57 percent of independents supporting the Democratic nominee. 

A Hill-Harris poll released Thursday found Biden leading Trump by 3 percentage points in the swing state of Florida, while 51 percent of those surveyed in the key state of Pennsylvania backed Biden and 46 percent supported Trump. 

In North Carolina, the same poll showed the candidates are neck-and-neck, with Biden and Trump gaining 49 percent and 48 percent support, respectively.