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Trump to attend fundraiser in Newport Beach on Sunday

The Trump event will be at the home of tech executive Palmer Luckey.
The Trump event will be at the home of tech executive Palmer Luckey.
(Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

President Trump is scheduled to attend a private fundraiser Sunday in Newport Beach.

Tickets for the event at the home of tech executive Palmer Luckey range from $2,800 for an individual admission to $150,000 for a couple to attend and take a photo with the president, according to the invitation. Ric Grenell, Trump’s former acting director of national intelligence, is expected to be a special guest.

Few other details were released. Luckey co-founded the Oculus Rift virtual-reality system. His company sold for an estimated $3 billion to Facebook in 2014.

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Trump was hospitalized this month with COVID-19 but has been traveling to campaign events for some time now, to the concern of some medical specialists. The president said he is now free of coronavirus.

Heather Rangel, a spokeswoman for the Newport Police Department, declined to give any information about the president’s visit or about any road closures planned in advance of the trip. Protesters are expected.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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