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Biden, Obama, and Clinton Host Record-breaking Fundraiser in New York

In a dazzling display of Democratic unity and fundraising prowess, President Joe Biden, flanked by his predecessors Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, hosted a historic event at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. The star-studded fundraiser, which took place on Thursday evening, shattered records by amassing over $26 million in campaign contributions, marking it as the most lucrative single political event in recent memory.

The fundraiser’s success underscores Biden’s financial advantage over his Republican rival, Donald Trump, affording him the ability to invest significantly in advertising campaigns across crucial battleground states. With polls indicating a tight race for the White House, the importance of such fundraising efforts cannot be overstated.

However, Trump wasted no time in deriding the event, labeling its attendees as “deranged Hollywood liberals.” His campaign seized on the stark contrast between what they characterized as Democratic reliance on wealthy donors versus Trump’s purported grassroots support among working-class Americans.

Against the backdrop of the impending November election, speeches delivered at the Radio City Music Hall underscored the urgency and stakes of the political moment. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, addressing a fervent crowd of over 5,000 Democrats, urged unwavering commitment to prevent the “dishonest, chaotic, ineffective regime of Donald Trump” from returning to power.

Comedian Mindy Kaling presided over the evening’s festivities, with performances by acclaimed artists like Lizzo, Queen Latifah, and Cynthia Erivo electrifying the audience. However, the highlight of the evening came with the appearance of the three presidents on stage – Biden, Obama, and Clinton – eliciting thunderous chants of “four more years” in support of Biden’s reelection bid.

Amidst the celebratory atmosphere, comedian Stephen Colbert injected humor, quipping, “Three presidents… and none of them are here [in New York] to go to court,” in a thinly veiled reference to Trump’s legal entanglements.

The event not only showcased Democratic unity but also served as a testament to the party’s formidable fundraising capabilities as the race for the presidency intensifies. With the nation’s eyes fixed on the upcoming election, every dollar raised and every speech delivered takes on heightened significance in shaping the country’s political landscape.