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Rubio, Bush backers among co-hosts for Donald Trump's Hamptons fundraiser

From Bloomberg News:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is looking to project party unity in the Hamptons next week, when he'll huddle with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus at a fundraiser featuring top donors to some of his former rivals.

Pepe Fanjul, a Florida sugar baron and longtime patron of Sen. Marco Rubio, is part of a host committee for the Trump and RNC fundraiser at billionaire investor Wilbur Ross' home in Southampton on July 9, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by Bloomberg Politics.

Jeb Bush backers Duke Buchan III, founder of the hedge fund Hunter Global Investors, and his wife, Hannah, are also among the co-hosts. The Buchans were on Bush's national finance committee for his 2016 presidential bid.

Lunch with Trump and Priebus will cost $25,000 per person, or $100,000 per couple (which will also earn a spot on the host committee).

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[Last modified: Friday, July 1, 2016 12:42pm]


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