holding their first official meeting in new york city. but it wasn't all about money, we're told. trump also meeting with his chief strategist, paul manafort, new jersey governor chris christie and rnc chairman reince priebus. joining us tonight, trump campaign national spokeswoman katrina pierson. katrina, good to have you with us. >> good evening. thank you. lou: if you will put some of this day's activity in context, the meeting, what was the purpose? >> well, the purpose is we are building out a general election team. we are unifying the party and preparing for a convention. and that's what these meetings were about. we are getting ready to do a series of fundraisers, joint fundraisers with the rnc. there are going to be a lot of down ballot races and, of course, staffing. we are going to be hiring several more people and building out more infrastructure. not as many as hillary clinton, because i think mr. trump has proven you can do a lot more with a much smaller team who are just more efficient. so so we're really looking forward to that, and it's going to be really excitin
speech next week targeting both. he met with republican donors at the hotel in new york city as he assuring them he won't let them down. here is tom llamas on the twitter car sparked by donald trump and obama tonight. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump attacking the president's endorsement of hillary clinton. tweeting, "he wants four more years of obamabu trump now trying to get his campaign back on track. the candidate blaming political correctness for the uproar over his charge that federal judge gonzalo curiel is biased against him because curiel is mexican american. >> we're building a wall. he's a mexican.
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