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The super wealthy are about to shell out $70,000 for a photo with President Donald Trump

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump is scheduled to host a fundraising dinner.

According to flyers obtained by reporters, attendees can shell out for any number of options with the President. A round-table is $100,000 per person. Dinner is $35,000 per couple, and for $70,000, supporters can take a photo with the president.

“Space is limited. RSVP’s will be accommodated on a first come, first serve, basis.”

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Analysts pointed out to a structural problem behind the shocking numbers.

“The state of our campaign finance system is such that a president can legally appear at a $100,000 per person event being held at a hotel he owns,” said New York Times chief Metro political correspondent Shane Goldmacher.

“Tax cuts are working?” Rolling Stone’s Matt Laslo wryly observed.

The flyer.

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live airs Christmas special — that’s just one giant dig at the Electoral College

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" aired an opening skit that was just one giant attack on the electoral college.

A snowman introduced the segment, saying that we could look in on the holiday table conversation thanks to hacked Nest cams.

The skit featured a house in San Francisco, California, a second in Charleston, South Carolina and a third in Atlanta, Georgia.

Each dinner table debated impeachment, and the differences between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

But then the snowman said that none of their votes matter.

"They'll debate the issues all year long, but then it all comes down to 1,000 people in Wisconsin who won't even think about the election until the morning of," the snowman said. "And that's the magic of the Electoral College."

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Georgia mayor being recalled for racism resigns from office: report

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly resigned in a special city council meeting held on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Saturday.

"The resignation came just days after Councilman Jim Cleveland resigned saying he‘d rather leave office on his own terms than face voters in a recall election next month," the newspaper reported. "Both resignations follow an AJC investigation launched seven months ago into claims that an African American candidate for city administrator was sidetracked by Mayor Theresa Kenerly because of his race."

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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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