Obama, George Clooney to hold virtual fundraiser for Biden on Tuesday

Obama, George Clooney to hold virtual fundraiser for Biden on Tuesday
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Former President Obama and actor George Clooney will participate in a virtual conversation and fundraiser for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe Biden2020 Democratic Party platform endorses Trump's NASA moon program Don't let Trump distract us from the real threat of his presidency Abrams: Trump 'doing his best to undermine our confidence' in voting system MORE’s campaign, according to two sources with knowledge of the event. 

The event, set to take place late Tuesday afternoon, will raise money for the Biden campaign and the Democratic National Committee, with tickets starting at $250 and going all the way up to $250,000, the sources said. 

Obama helped raise more than $11 million for his former vice president in a highly anticipated kick-off fundraiser last month. 

He is also expected to headline other events in the remaining months of the campaign. 

Clooney, who helped fundraise for Obama’s campaigns in 2008 and 2012 and has spent downtime with the former president in recent years, joins a string of celebrities who have rallied behind Biden ahead of his general election match-up against President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE.