An evening of 'moneymaking': Kayleigh McEnany ridiculed over Trump Christmas party announcement

An evening of 'moneymaking': Kayleigh McEnany ridiculed over Trump Christmas party announcement
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany points to a reporter to take a question at a White House press briefing Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

On Wednesday, December 1, Kayleigh McEnany shared the holiday invitation for former President Donald Trump's Christmas party billed as “An Evening of Merrymaking" -- and people were not impressed.

The invitation featured a quick blurb that reads “Start your holiday season with the greatest president in our time” noting that there would be “festive cocktails & dinner followed by photos & remarks” by the former president.

With the invitation, McEnany tweeted, "Only a few more hours to get tickets for Florida’s greatest Christmas party with President Trump!" She also included a link to the website for ticket purchases and event registration.

The event features three sponsorship levels. According to HuffPost, "a single ticket costs $10,000 and gives the attendee 'access to the party and one (1) photo taken' with Trump. Couples packages cost $20,000 while the family donor package, for up to four people, is $30,000. The event is promoted by WHIP Fundraising."

Although the website insists the event will be “the Holiday Event of the Year” certain to “give you a lifetime of festive memories,” social media users argue otherwise. In fact, many Twitter users quickly insisted that they wouldn't even consider attending. Others also criticized the invitation's theme dubbing it as an evening of "moneymaking" as opposed to "merrymaking."

While the event website insists tickets are "extremely limited," Twitter users aren't buying that either since the event is still being promoted less than two days before the date. "'Tickets are extremely limited,' one Twitter user wrote. "Here it is December 1, and they are still trying to sell those 'extremely limited' tickets. Who the hell wants to pay thousands to go hear a FORMER talk about the election was stolen AGAIN."

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