Biden to hold star-studded fundraiser featuring George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Obama

President Biden is about to host a celebrity-filled Los Angeles fundraiser in June — enlisting stars reminiscent of George Clooney and Julia Roberts to assist him attempt to make the case for the 81-year-old’s re-election bid.

Former President Barack Obama, Biden’s outdated boss, additionally can be a featured visitor in addition to “different prime surrogates and supporters,” a Biden marketing campaign official advised The Publish.

Along with their fundraiser look, Clooney, 63, and Roberts, 56, can be taking part in a “contest” as a part of the marketing campaign, which can be blasted out on “social media, digital ads, and emails and textual content messages” to have interaction grassroots donors, in keeping with the Biden re-election official.

Hollywood buddies Julia Roberts and George Clooney — right here attending the premiere of their Common Footage’ flick “Ticket To Paradise” in Los Angeles in October 2022 — are teaming as much as attempt to give President Biden’s re-election marketing campaign a lift. Getty Photos

The “Ticket to Paradise” stars, who’ve been showing in films collectively for the reason that 2001 hit “Ocean’s Eleven,” can be pictured within the marketing campaign supplies to achieve extra voters.

Clooney has been an energetic Biden supporter. Getty Photos

Clooney endorsed Biden in 2020 and held a digital fundraiser for him in July of that yr.

“The Monuments Males” and TV “ER” actor had additionally supported Obama’s two phrases and endorsed Hillary Clinton throughout her failed 2016 presidential run.

Obama, 62, had already been enlisted to marketing campaign for Biden and joined him in March for a Radio City Music Hall fundraiser in Manhattan with former president Invoice Clinton.

Roberts will partake in some form of Biden marketing campaign “contest” with Clooney to attempt to entice grassroots donors, too. Getty Photos for Chopard

The three present and former presidents raised greater than $25 million on the occasion, the place tickets have been operating for as much as $500,000 every.

The June mega fundraiser is meant to shore up more cash for the Biden marketing campaign and develop the “vital monetary benefit” the president’s re-election camp has over 77-year-old former President Donald Trump, the Biden official added.

Biden’s marketing campaign has loved a bigger pot of money all through the election cycle as Trump battles mounting authorized payments over his 4 legal indictments.

Biden’s April cash numbers will not be out but, however on the finish of March, the president’s staff and the Democratic Nationwide Committee had $192 million cash on hand.

Former President Barack Obama, right here with Biden at a Manhattan fundraising occasion in March, will seem on the California marketing campaign occasion in June, too. AFP through Getty Photos

Final week, Biden’s West Coast swing introduced in one other $10 million for his marketing campaign, in keeping with a supply conversant in the occasion.

As for Trump, the previous president has personally hosted a number of giant donor occasions, together with an enormous fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago in April that generated a record-breaking $50.5 million.

Trump’s staff has acknowledged that they are going to probably not attain Biden’s degree of money however stated their marketing campaign technique will nonetheless be sufficient to return out on prime in November.


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