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 HarrisJudd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Vogue's Anna Wintour urges Biden to pick woman of color for VP Biden should name a 'team of colleagues' 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 BidenStopping Israel's annexation is a US national security interest Trump slams Biden staff for donating bail money to protesters At least 4,400 people arrested in connection with protests: report 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 BookerThis week: Senate reconvenes as protests roil nation amid pandemic City leaders, Democratic lawmakers urge Trump to tamp down rhetoric as protests rage across US Sunday shows - George Floyd's death, protests bump COVID-19 from headlines 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.