Nov. 18, 1987: “NEW YORK — Donald J. Trump, the New York real estate magnate, a registered Republican, has been asked by Jim Wright, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, to be the host at the 25th annual Democratic Congressional dinner in Washington in March. … Rep. Beryl Anthony Jr., D-Ark., chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee … said they had asked Trump to serve as chairman of the dinner, a major fund-raising event, because he projected the new image they would like the Democratic Party to have.”