Los Angeles

Trump to Visit Beverly Hills for Re-Election Fundraiser

President Donald Trump is scheduled to make a planned six-hour visit to the Los Angeles area Friday for a fundraising dinner for his re-election campaign.

Tickets are $15,000 for dinner, $50,000 for the opportunity to take a picture with Trump and $150,000 to participate in a roundtable discussion during the April 5 event, according to an invitation obtained by City News Service.

Trump is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport aboard Air Force One in mid-afternoon after viewing a newly completed section of the border wall in Calexico. He is set to leave the Southland Friday night, bound for Las Vegas, where he will speak Saturday at the Republican Jewish Coalition's Annual Leadership Meeting.

The visit will be Trump's third to the Los Angeles area as president. He headlined a Republican National Committee fundraiser near Beverly Hills last March and toured areas ravaged by the Woolsey Fire in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, then met with survivors of the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks in November.

Barack Obama made 21 visits to Los Angeles and Orange counties at the similar stage of his presidency, attending fundraisers during 18 of those visits.

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