President Trump is scheduled to visit Orange County on Sunday for a private fundraiser at the estate of tech mogul Palmer Luckey.
Invitations to Sunday’s fundraiser at Luckey’s Newport Beach home show tickets range from $ 2,800 for a single ticket to $ 150,000 for a couple to attend and have their picture taken with the president, according to the County Register of Orange.
Richard Grenell, Trump’s former acting director of national intelligence, will also be a special guest at the event.
The event was originally scheduled for October 6, but was postponed after Trump contracted the coronavirus.
The president says he no longer feels ill and his doctors have cleared him for public appearances. But some experts have raised concerns about holding events in person less than two weeks after he was released from the hospital, and they continue to discourage any large public gatherings.
Luckey has donated $ 405,600 to the Trump campaign this cycle, according to Federal Election Commission records. And he donated more than $ 1.7 million in total this cycle, with much of the rest of those funds going to Republican committees and Republicans running for seats, like Michelle Steel and Young Kim, who are trying to overthrow the Republicans. Democratic members of the House of Representatives. .
Luckey is a Long Beach native who was 19 when he co-founded the Oculus Rift virtual reality system in Irvine. His company was sold for an estimated $ 3 billion to Facebook in 2014.