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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