Trump's potential vice presidential candidates and major Republican donors are coming to Mar-a-Lago

Former President Donald Trump will travel from a New York courtroom to his posh private club in Florida this weekend to fulfill with potential running mate and wealthy Republican donors.

Trump is scheduled to spend Thursday and Friday in court in Lower Manhattan, where he’s on trial on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in a political hush money trial.

Afterwards, the previous president will return to Florida, where he’ll headline Republican National Committee's Spring Donor Retreat.

The annual weekend traditionally brings together major donors and GOP heavyweights. But this yr, the list of “special guests” expected in Florida reads like an inventory of Trump's potential vice presidential candidates, in keeping with an agenda obtained by CNBC.

Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida, JD Vance of Ohio and Tim Scott of South Carolina are all “special guests.” The same goes for North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, who can be on the short list. South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, fresh from a dog-shooting scandal, can be expected to attend. The same goes for New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, one in every of Trump's fiercest defenders in Congress.

All of them are reportedly below Consideration as potential Vice Presidential Candidates on Trump's presumptive ticket.

On the query of when Trump might announce his running mate, the previous president said Wednesday that he wouldn’t announce his pick until shortly before the Republican National Convention, which begins July 15 in Milwaukee.

“I think we'll make that decision closer to the time in Wisconsin if you want to know the truth,” Trump told an area Fox affiliate in Wisconsin. “It’s still very early at the moment.”

Weekend program

The Florida events will happen at each the Four Seasons Hotel in Palm Beach and Trump's nearby Mar-a-Lago club.

The retreat begins Friday at 5:30 p.m. with a reception on the Four Seasons with House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., Stefanik and RNC co-chair Lara Trump, who’s married to former president's son Eric Trump.

Dinner attendees later that evening will hear speeches from Rubio and Scott, amongst others.

On Saturday, guests come to Mar-a-Lago for lunch. Trump will speak there together with Representatives Byron Donalds of Florida and Wesley Hunt of Texas in addition to his former major opponent within the presidential election, entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy.

Saturday night's dinner on the Four Seasons might be chaired by Vance and can include speeches from three high-profile Republican Senate candidates: Indiana Rep. Jim Banks, Dave McCormick, who’s running to unseat Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey, and Bernie Moreno, the Party candidate to challenge incumbent Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown in Ohio.

Although Trump hasn't confirmed any interviews, it's not hard to assume potential candidates for the candidacy coming to Mar-a-Lago sometime this weekend to fulfill face-to-face with the person at the highest of the list.

After a weekend in Florida, Trump is predicted back within the New York courtroom on Monday morning, where his trial is scheduled to proceed.

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