“I basically have zero contact with him at this point.”
Trump Jr. and younger brother Eric took the reins of the family business in January, but leaving politics behind has not been easy.
“I thought I was out of politics after Election Day and [would] get back to my regular life and my family,” Trump Jr. said. “But I couldn’t.
“Deals are still exciting,” he added. “But when you’re the sort of guy out there every day, 24-7, fighting in this thing — it’s like a great fight.”
Sen. Ted Cruz was also speaking at the fundraiser, prompting the president’s son to take a playful jab.
“I saw on TV that [Cruz] had had dinner with my father earlier this week,” he told attendees. “Now, I don’t even know if I have to deliver a punch line to that. But it’s sort of ironic.”