Former Vice President Dick Cheney is raising money for President Donald Trump’s re-election at a fundraiser in a ritzy western resort town.
“Former vice president Richard B. Cheney and his daughter, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), are to appear at a lunch fundraiser Monday in support of President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee, according to an invitation to the event,” The Washington Post reported Saturday. “The luncheon fundraiser in Jackson, Wyo., will feature White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, along with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney as ‘special guests,’ according to the invitation, which was obtained by The Washington Post.”
The inclusion of White House staffers could cause another ethics scandal for the administration.
“The invitation does not list the official titles of Mulvaney and the president’s daughter and son-in-law, and it clarifies that ‘their participation in the event is not a solicitation of funds.’ A federal law prohibits administration officials from campaigning in their official capacities,” the newspaper noted.
In addition to those with taxpayer-funded jobs, the event will also feature some of Trump’s biggest public supporters.
“The senior executives of the RNC and Trump campaign who are expected at the fundraiser include RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, Co-Chairman Tommy Hicks Jr. National Finance Chairman Todd Ricketts; and Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale and Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News personality who is a senior adviser to the reelection campaign,” The Post reported.
With Trump’s relection campaign increasingly viewed as a hate group, there has been heightened focus on who attends such events.
MSNBC anchor Joe Scarborough has said that any business that donates to Trump is “complicit and endorses white supremacy.”
Any business that donates to Trump is complicit and endorses the white supremacy he espoused in Charlottesville, with his “send her back” chants, and by laughing at shouts that Hispanic immigrants should be shot. Donors’ names are on FEC reports. They are newsworthy.
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) August 6, 2019
Equinox and SoulCycle are under boycott after billionaire owner Stephen Ross held a fundraiser for Trump in the Hamptons.
Colossal failure of leadership’: Trump ‘unfit’ for pandemic, ‘has blood on his hands’ says Pulitzer Prize winning paper
'Come November, There Must Be a Reckoning for the Lives Lost'
A Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper is responding to President Donald Trump's failure to manage the coronavirus pandemic, and is not holding back. The Boston Globe's editorial board, far from a bastion of far left liberalism, is denouncing the nation's President as "unfit for a pandemic."
"Much of the suffering and death coming was preventable. The president has blood on his hands," the Globe's editorial board writes.
Biden says ‘hard to envision’ Democratic convention taking place in July as Sanders vows to stay in race
The two remaining contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination made their comments on separate late night tv appearances.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night said he found it "hard to envision" the Democratic National Convention scheduled for July going forward as planned as his rival for the party's 2020 presidential nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders declared that in his mind, the race is still far from over.
Lindsey Graham’s ouster called for by ex-GOP congressman: ‘You sold your soul to Donald Trump’
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was blasted on Tuesday evening by a former Republican congressman.
"With so much happening, it’s easy to forget that the 2020 campaign is still going on. If you’re able, would you consider giving a small donation to help me spread my common-sense conservative message?" Graham asked on Twitter.
But former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) was having none of it.
"Respectfully Lindsey, even though I’m a conservative, I’m supporting your opponent Jaime Harrison," Walsh wrote.
"I’m not a Democrat, but you’ve been in DC too damn long, and you sold your soul to Donald Trump," he explained.