Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

Saturday marks the anniversary of when Trump took the oath of office and the $100,000-per-couple event was meant to celebrate his first year in office and raise money for his reelection efforts as well as the Republican National Committee, according to The Post.

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Trump taking the oath of office to become the 45th president.

"He's not leaving until this is finished", Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, told reporters outside the White House on Friday. The proceeds benefit a joint committee between Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee. As he's wining and dining, Congress still only has hours to get the government funded, and they don't know what the president wants out of a deal. "And we expect the President to be able to travel to Florida this weekend".

Republicans are struggling to find a partnership with the president, and that's when he's actually physically in Washington.

"No plans to go to Florida while there is a shutdown", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in an email Saturday morning.

Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

"I think it was the right decision".

If the Senate passes the legislation, it would then be sent to Trump's desk for him to sign.

The gala comes as the US government faces a potential shutdown on midnight Friday if Republicans and Democrats in the Senate can't reach an agreement on a government spending bill they need to pass to keep the government running.

Or, as New York Magazine put it, "The president will just send a tweet announcing that everything's cool now". Heading to his personal resort in the middle of a crisis is not a good move, no matter how you spin it.



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