Look away, Illinois democrats. President Donald Trump's campaign is coming to Wrigley Field as part of a joint fundraising project between the campaign and the Republican National Committee, according to Ben LaBolt of Axios.
Wrigley will be holding the reception at the end of a three-day fundraising retreat this weekend being offered for major Republican donors in Chicago.
Wrigley Field being auctioned off by the Ricketts as a fundraising site for the Trump campaign. Not sure Chicagoans are gonna like this: https://t.co/FskTYkoVDl— Ben LaBolt (@BenLaBolt) June 5, 2019
This will incur the ire of many Cubs fans, as Trump is the most divisive candidate and president in recent memory. It can't exactly be described as a surprise, though, as Cubs co-owner Todd Rickets is the finance chair of the RNC and the overseer of fundraising for Trump's re-election campaign.
Chicago, the home city of former President Barack Obama, voted strongly blue in 2016: Hillary Clinton received 83.7 percent of votes in the city, as opposed to Trump's paltry 12.5 percent. Clearly, there's not a lot of love for the current president in the Windy City.
At the rate the Ricketts' are going, Donald Trump. https://t.co/4ErYQ6iOw8— Beachwood Reporter (@BeachwoodReport) June 5, 2019
Brace yourself for the weekend, good people of Chicago.