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Biden's New York City fundraiser with Obama and Clinton expected to bring in more than $25 million


President Biden is expected to raise more than $25 million at a star-studded fundraiser in New York City on Thursday with former Democratic leaders Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.

The campaign has claimed to be “the most successful political fundraiser in American history.” Mr. By Biden's latest standards, that's true. For example, during a swing through Texas earlier this month, the Biden campaign raised $7 million from three separate fundraisers. Tuesday in Raleigh, North Carolina. The fundraiser for Biden raised $2.3 million.

Mr. It was Biden's largest single-day trip since the previous 24 hours on Thursday State of the Union address Earlier in March, he raised $10 million, according to his campaign.

But Thursday's staggering amount is a new record for the campaign, and it explains more A growing money gap Mr. Between Biden and his general election opponent, former President Donald Trump.

Trump raised $20 million throughout February and $8.8 million in January. He was also caught Legal bills and paymentsHis campaign and political action groups support his spending Over $10 million in legal fees This year.

Mr. Biden's campaign teams have twice as much cash on hand as Trump's equivalent teams, Mr. $155 million for Biden and $74 million for Trump at the end of March.

“Unlike our opponent, every dollar we raise is going to reach the voters who will decide this election — clarifying the president's historic record, his vision for the future and the stakes of this election,” said the Biden-Harris campaign partner. – Chair and Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Trump's campaign said on Wednesday that Mr. Biden sent out two fundraising emails noting Thursday's fundraiser, one calling on a million Trump supporters to donate to defeat the “Obama-Clinton cartel” and another saying, “We can't beat Obama!”

Thursday's New York City fundraiser at Radio City Music Hall will be hosted by actress Mindy Kaling and will feature performances by a host of musical guests and artists, including Queen Latifah, Lizo, Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo and Lea Michele. Hosted by “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert, Mr. The event will conclude with a discussion between Biden, Obama and Clinton.

5,000 tickets have been sold for this fundraiser.

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