Hillary Clinton brought in $2 million for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign during a Tuesday night fundraiser held on Zoom, Your Content has learned.
The 2016 Democratic nominee held the fundraiser over Zoom and campaign and party officials told Politico that the $60.5 million haul was the most collected at a single event where the candidate was not present.
The event helped bring Biden’s campaign out of a hole as it struggles to take in money in virtual and remote-only events.
The single-night haul was made possible after Biden’s campaign and the DNC officially created a joint committee – allowing donors to give more money.
Clinton said during the event that anyone Biden chooses to be his running mate needs to be ready to be president on Day One.
The former secretary of State and DNC Chairman Tom Perez hosted the high-dollar event Tuesday night where the most expensive tickets went for $100,000-per-virtual-attendee.
While Clinton was highly critical of the president during the event, she made a point to focus more on Biden’s position as a good option for the Democratic establishment.
Clinton’s event Tuesday and another one the same night, which was aimed at Jewish donors and raised $1.5 million, has reinvigorated the fundraising side of the Biden campaign.