President Joe Biden will raise money for his reelection in New York during an event with Black business figures, as he kicks off a campaign fundraising blitz.
(Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden will raise money for his reelection in New York during an event with Black business figures, as he kicks off a campaign fundraising blitz.
Among the hosts for the Monday event are Vista Equity Partners LLC founder Robert Smith, General Catalyst Partners LLC Chairman and former American Express Co. CEO Kenneth Chenault and Recognize Partners LP co-founder Charles Phillips, Jr., according to two people familiar with the matter.
Tony Coles, co-founder of Yumanity Therapeutics Inc., Richelieu Dennis, founder of Sundial Brands LLC and Essence Ventures LLC and Blue Jay Strategies LLC founder Julia Naomi Blue are also on the host committee, the people said.
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House Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries and Maryland Governor Wes Moore will be in attendance at the event, according to one of the people, which will be held at a Midtown Manhattan hotel.
Biden campaign spokesman Kevin Munoz declined to comment.
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Biden is headlining four fundraising events this week in New York as he seeks to fill his campaign coffers ahead of a quarterly deadline on Sept. 30. He is also scheduled to speak at a Monday event featuring performances by Broadway stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sara Bareilles and Ben Platt, among others.
The president is expected to headline at least nine fundraising events total before month’s end.
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