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Melania Trump Is Hosting Ann Romney's Birthday Fundraiser

An awkward alliance pays off. Here is a copy of the invitation to the April 17 lunch at the Trumps' home in Manhattan's Trump Tower.

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The invitation notes that maxed-out donors — those who have already donated the federally mandated $2,500 limit for presidential primary contributions — are still welcome to attend. They just need to bring along a friend who contributes $1,000.

The stipulation is unusual, though not unprecedented, and has not appeared on other recent fundraiser invitations for the candidate.

McKay Coppins is a senior writer for the BuzzFeed News politics team, and the author of The Wilderness, about the battle over the future of the Republican Party.

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