Ivanka raises $4M at fundraiser for President Donald Trump

WION Web Team
Washington, DC, United States of America Updated: Aug 06, 2020, 08:46 AM(IST)

Ivanka and Donald Trump Photograph:( Reuters )

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Approximately 100 people attended her first virtual fundraiser, held over Zoom.

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka raised USD 4 million for his reelection campaign during a virtual event.

Approximately 100 people attended her first virtual fundraiser, held over Zoom.

Also, Trump briefly addressed the contributors after he telephoned his daughter during the event and she put the call on speakerphone.

The proceeds will be used to pay for field work and to highlight Trump's pro-worker agenda for voters.

Ivanka Trump plans to appear at another fundraiser next week in Wyoming.

She campaigned for her father's 2016 campaign, including before and after the birth of her third child. She works in the White House as an unpaid adviser to the president.

The USD 4 million raised Wednesday topped a recent online fundraiser for Joe Biden, Trump's likely Democratic opponent. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren netted USD 1.7 million at a virtual Biden fundraiser August 1.

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