Donald J. Trump is scheduled to be in Hollywood today to appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” while three of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination are set to conduct fundraisers in the Southland.
The race’s front-runner had been scheduled to appear on the ABC late-night talk show in October during a week of shows in Brooklyn, but canceled.
Trump is also scheduled to conduct an afternoon rally today in Mesa, Arizona.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is scheduled to conduct a luncheon reception in Brentwood and an evening reception in Pasadena, according to invitations posted on politicalpartytime.org, a website that tracks political fundraisers.
Tickets for both events are $2,700, the maximum individual contribution under federal law for a candidate seeking his or her party’s presidential nomination.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is scheduled to conduct a fundraiser in Beverly Hills, according to an individual who was invited to the event, and an evening event in Newport Beach, according to an invitation obtained by City News Service.
Tickets for the Newport Beach event are $1,000 per person for a general reception and $2,700 per couple for a VIP reception.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to conduct a fundraiser at the Los Angeles home of billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen, with 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman and NBC Universal Vice Chair Ron Meyer among the hosts, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing information from an invitation it obtained.
The Southland events come one day after Bush, Christie, Cruz and Trump participated in a nine-candidate debate in Las Vegas.