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ormer White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is running for governor of Arkansas, and Donald Trump is benefitting.
In mid-March, Sanders hosted a campaign event at Mar-a-Lago. State filings released for the first three months of 2021 show that her campaign paid the Palm Beach, FL club, which Trump owns outright, $10,700 on March 12 for “event catering.”
The $10,700 investment was more than half of what the Sanders campaign spent on event catering for the entire quarter.
In addition to the food, Sanders received a surprise visit from the former president, an appearance she touted on Twitter.
Less than a month later, the Sanders campaign returned to Mar-a-Lago to hold another fundraiser. Trump swung by that one, too. The campaign has not yet disclosed how much it spent on the second event.
Neither the Trump Organization nor the Sanders campaign responded to multiple requests for comment.