Joe Biden will release list of campaign bundlers

Joe Biden will release list of campaign bundlers

LOS ANGELES — Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump grants clemency to more than 100 people, including Bannon Scalise bringing Donna Brazile as guest to Biden inauguration Sidney Powell withdraws 'kraken' lawsuit in Georgia MORE will make public his presidential campaign’s top fundraisers, a senior campaign official said Thursday. 

The official did not provide a timeline for the disclosure, but said that it would be “forthcoming.”


“I can’t commit to a date right this second, but he will be releasing his bundlers,” the official told reporters at a briefing ahead of Thursday’s Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles.

The disclosure comes as other Democratic hopefuls have opened up financial operations amid scrutiny from party activists and fellow candidates.

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Senate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks | Democrats eye action on range of climate bills | Biden pushing to cancel Keystone XL pipeline as soon as he takes office: reports Biden rolls out group of deputy secretary nominees On The Money: Retail sales drop in latest sign of weakening economy | Fast-food workers strike for minimum wage | US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits MORE released a list of his top fundraisers — called bundlers — last week after facing pressure from Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden pick for Pentagon cruises through confirmation hearing Senate Democrats call on Biden to immediately invoke Defense Production Act Biden consumer bureau pick could take over agency on Inauguration Day MORE (D-Mass.). 

That disclosure came amid a larger back-and-forth between Buttigieg and Warren over transparency, resulting in Buttigieg vowing to open up his private fundraisers to the press and Warren releasing a detailed financial summary of her earnings from her past legal consulting work.

Days later, Addisu Demissie, the campaign manager for Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerOfficials brace for second Trump impeachment trial Sunday shows - Capital locked down ahead of Biden's inauguration Booker: It would be 'constitutionally dangerous' not to conduct full Trump impeachment trial MORE (D-N.J.), said the campaign was open to allowing reporters to attend fundraisers.

While candidates like Warren and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Trump leaves changed nation in his wake Cori Bush dismisses concerns of being 'co-opted' by establishment The Memo: Biden prepares for sea of challenges MORE (I-Vt.) have shunned traditional high-dollar fundraisers in their presidential bids, Biden has leaned on a network of wealthy donors and bundlers to power his campaign.