The Republican National Committee paid just over $175,000 to former President Donald Trump’s private club to host part of its spring donor retreat.
Federal Election Commission filings show that the six-figure sum was paid in May to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, a month after the April donor event at the private club in Palm Beach, Florida.
The expense is described as being for “venue rental and catering.” Republican groups and candidates have spent tens of millions of dollars at Trump’s properties since 2016.
Read the full article. The rest of the retreat was held at a nearby Four Seasons hotel.
NEW: The RNC paid over $175,000 to Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump’s private club, to host part of their April donor retreat.
It’s the latest big investment by Republicans into Trump’s properties since he left office. https://t.co/rLqLqsY5AN
— Brian Schwartz (@schwartzbCNBC) June 21, 2021