Guest says Minn. fundraiser with Trump 'very safely done'

MINNEAPOLIS — A St. Paul philanthropist and political donor who attended a Shorewood fundraiser with President Donald Trump shortly before his COVID-19 diagnosis was revealed said Saturday that guests were all tested beforehand and were careful about social distancing.“It was very safely done,” said Helene Houle, who paid $100,000 to attend the president’s fundraiser Wednesday at the Lake Minnetonka home of Minnesota business leader Marty Davis.Houle said in a phone interview that guests were told to arrive at least an hour ahead of start time and to wait in their cars.“They gave us the test i…

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