GOP dinner moves to Miami instead
President Trump is not going to Disney World.
The 2019 Republican Party of Florida’s Statesman’s Dinner, formerly scheduled for Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort on Nov. 9, was abruptly postponed last month amid reports of party infighting and money troubles.
Although Gov. Ron DeSantis quickly announced that Trump would be the special guest at a rescheduled event on Dec. 7, the party hadn’t said where the dinner would be until Tuesday, when it announced it would be held in Miami.
The party did not reveal where in Miami it would take place. State Chair Joe Gruters did not return a request for comment.
Trump’s own National Doral Miami resort will be the site of the national GOP’s winter meetings early next year and was almost the site of the G7 meeting in June before an uproar resulted in that event being moved to a yetto-be-announced location. The event will be closed to the media.
“I’m looking forward to President Donald J. Trump joining Florida Republicans as we close out a great year of building a unified front in a critical upcoming election year,” DeSantis said in a statement.
Gruters said DeSantis “is leading the charge for Florida Republicans to deliver historic wins in