Melania Trump cancels fundraiser, cites scheduling conflict

Melania Trump has canceled a California fundraiser scheduled for later this month

WASHINGTON -- Melania Trump has canceled a California fundraiser set for later this month.

Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's spokeswoman, cited an unspecified “scheduling conflict” as the reason on Monday. The cancellation comes as organizations and groups around the country are scrapping large gatherings amid an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Mrs. Trump will go ahead with plans to deliver remarks Tuesday at the National PTA Legislative Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, Grisham said.

President Trump, meanwhile, headlined a $4 million fundraiser Monday at a private home in the Orlando, Florida, area.

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