Scooter Braun hosting fundraiser for Harris dubbed 'Fireside Chat with Kamala'

Scooter Braun hosting fundraiser for Harris dubbed 'Fireside Chat with Kamala'
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisRep. Bobby Rush endorses Bloomberg's White House bid Actor Michael Douglas endorses Bloomberg for president Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover-up,' 'national disgrace' MORE (D-Calif.) will attend a fundraiser hosted by music manager Scooter Braun on Saturday at Braun's house in Los Angeles, according to an invitation.

The invitation, first reported by Jennifer Epstein at Bloomberg News, bills the event as a "fireside chat" with the California Democrat, a 2020 candidate for president.

Braun, 38, is most famous for discovering pop star Justin Bieber, which led to Bieber's success in the music industry.

The Harris campaign did not immediately return a request for comment from The Hill. The California senator has sat around the middle of the Democratic 2020 pack since a strong showing at last month's Democratic debate, the first of the 2020 cycle.


Her campaign reported last month that it raised over $2 million from more than 63,000 donors in the 24 hours after the debate, during which she clashed with former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Trump says impeachment lawyers were 'really good' MORE on the issues of segregationist senators and busing. As many as 36,000 of those donors were first-time contributors, according to the campaign.

Along with Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerPatrick backs reparations in unveiling 'Equity Agenda for Black Americans' Booker ahead of Trump impeachment trial: 'History has its eyes on us' Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial MORE (D-N.J.), Harris has clashed with Biden recently over the former vice president's praise for his working relationship with senators who espoused segregationist views during his time in the Senate, arguing that he should not be proud of working with them to prevent federally-mandated busing.

A Quinnipiac University Poll survey of the California primary on Wednesday found Harris topping Biden in the state for the first time so far in the 2020 cycle.