Newport fundraiser for Trump canceled

By: The Associated Press  

NEWPORT, R.I. – An upcoming fundraiser in Rhode Island for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been canceled by campaign officials.

Shortly after the event was announced, the fundraiser in Newport was scrapped because of a scheduling conflict, said Republican state Rep. Joseph Trill of Warwick.

A new date hasn’t been set.

Trillo had announced the event Monday morning, but the invitation didn’t list the event’s exact time or place. 

Trillo says the campaign wanted to keep the event as quiet as possible.

Attendees were asked to donate the individual contribution limit of $2,700.           

The fundraiser would have been Trump’s first visit to Rhode Island since giving a speech in Warwick in April.            

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