SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The presidential campaign returns to the Bay Area on Monday, with Republican nominee Donald Trump arriving for a pricey fundraiser.
An official with the Trump campaign told KCBS reporter Doug Sovern that a fundraiser will be held in Woodside at an undisclosed location. No public rallies have been announced.
Trump returns to the Bay Area after his last two visits did not go smoothly. In April, the presidential candidate was met with so many protesters outside the California Republican Convention in Burlingame, Trump hopped over a fence and went through a back door to make his appearance.
In June, Trump held a rally in San Jose and afterwards his supporters were attacked by protesters.
At least eight people were arrested in connection with violence following the rally. More than a dozen Trump supporters have filed a lawsuit claiming police failed to protect them.
According to KPIX 5 political analyst Melissa Caen, tickets for the lunchtime fundraiser are $25,000. While presidential candidates can only accept $5,400 per person, the rest would go to national and state parties.
Last week, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton held fundraisers in Piedmont and Silicon Valley as part of a fundraising swing through California. Clinton raised an estimated $19 million at events in the Bay Area and in Southern California.