What’sUpNewp was among the first to announce that Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump would be in Newport on Friday night for a campaign fundraiser.

On Monday afternoon, the Providence Journal reported that a scheduling conflict will keep Trump from attending and that the fundraiser will have to be rescheduled.


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Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump will attend a fundraiser in Newport, RI on Friday, September 2nd

What’sUpNewp was provided with the following fundraiser invitation by an informed source in the Rhode Island’s Republican Party on Saturday afternoon.

Location for the event is unknown at this time and the event has not been listed on his website yet.

Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at Xfinity Arena of Everett in Washington on Tuesday, August 30th Governor Mike Pence is schedule to appear in Winston-Salem, NC on August 30th and Sarasota, FL on August 31st.

News Talk 630 & 99.7FM also confirmed the event on Saturday afternoon.

This story will be updated as more information is confirmed.

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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