President Trump is still maintaining that he’s going to be winning bigly on election day, but he’s not going to be able to celebrate in the style that he wanted.
The victory party was originally slated to be held at the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC, which is currently at capacity for election night, but the campaign suddenly changed that plan.
President Trump has reportedly called off plans to host an election night event at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., a person familiar with the plans told The New York Times.
The source told the Times that Trump will instead likely remain at the White House on Nov. 3.
The president’s son Eric Trump in an interview on Fox News later on Friday morning said the party may be moved.
“We’re thinking about moving it, actually, over to the White House. we are looking at that right now. it’s going to be a great night,” said Eric Trump.
One possible explanation for the move involved the DC mayor’s office.
At a press conference Monday, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said she was not aware at the time of party preparations at Trump International, which Washingtonian reported is sold out for election night.
D.C.’s coronavirus regulations currently restrict events to a maximum capacity of 50 people, including all attendees and staff.
The Trump campaign did not officially acknowledge the COVID crackdown in DC as a potential reason for the cancelation of the party.
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