Officials raising concerns over Trump campaign election night party at DC hotel

D.C. officials are raising COVID-19 concerns over a President Donald Trump campaign election night party at the Trump International Hotel.

The campaign has been sending out emails about a planned event, but there are questions over safety given the District’s Phase 2 coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings. 

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The official campaign emails offer donors the chance to enter a drawing to attend “an election night party in my favorite hotel,” most likely meaning the Trump International Hotel. 

Right now, the District of Columbia COVID-19 protocols has capped mass gatherings at 50 people. The presidential ballroom is advertised to hold well over 1,300 people.  

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Mayor Muriel Bowser says she has heard of plans for an election night party and has questioned Trump’s wisdom in holding large gatherings during a pandemic.

"Just because you’re invited someplace doesn’t mean you have to go. I know there’s a number of people who attended the Rose Garden event that became sick and who were quite embarrassed by their participation," said Bowser.

FOX 5 reached out to the Trump campaign Tuesday but haven't heard back at this time.

The Trump International Hotel is a leased space in a Federal government building.