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Cubs Owners Include Wrigley Field Reception as Part of Trump Campaign Donor Weekend

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 28:  U.S. President Donald Trump is presented with a personalized baseball jersey during an event in the Oval Office to honor the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs at the White House, on June 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in last year's World Series ending the team's 108-year championship drought.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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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.

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.

Brace yourself for the weekend, good people of Chicago.