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 BidenThe West needs a more collaborative approach to Taiwan Abbott's medical advisers were not all consulted before he lifted Texas mask mandate House approves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 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 TrumpHouse passes voting rights and elections reform bill DEA places agent seen outside Capitol during riot on leave Georgia Gov. Kemp says he'd 'absolutely' back Trump as 2024 nominee MORE.