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Report: Trump to attend July 9 fundraiser in Southampton

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks Friday,

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks Friday, July 1, 2016, during the opening session of the Western Conservative Summit in Denver. Credit: AP / David Zalubowski

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, is planning to attend a fundraiser in the Hamptons Saturday with donors to his former rivals and the head of the GOP, according to a published report.

The fundraiser will be July 9 at the Southampton home of billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, Bloomberg Politics reported, based on a copy of the invitation.

The luncheon will cost $25,000 per person, or $100,000 per couple.

Bloomberg Politics reported those expected to attend are Pepe Fanjul, the sugar baron who backed U.S. Sen Marco Rubio; Duke Buchan III, a Jeb Bush supporter and hedge fund founder; and Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee.

Hosts of the event include longtime Trump supporter Richard LeFrak, a fellow real estate developer, and Jets owner Woody Johnson, a Bush backer who has since endorsed Trump.

Recent disclosures to the Federal Election Commission from the campaigns showed Trump, who self-funded a portion of his primary campaign but has since started raising money, with $1.3 million, compared to $42 million for his rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks declined to confirm the Hamptons fundraiser when contacted last week, but said, “It doesn’t sound inaccurate.”

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