Biden Raises $2.7 Million In First Zoom Fundraiser

CBS News reports:

Joe Biden’s first virtual fundraiser embracing the new rules of an agreement with the Democratic National Committee brought in big money in Friday night’s joint fundraiser. The virtual event raked in $2.7 million dollars, a source with direct knowledge on the fundraiser told CBS News, making it the most-successful night of fundraising for Biden’s campaign so far.

The event brought together Biden and California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who officially endorsed Biden Friday night. More than 775 Biden backers ponied up sums ranging from $100,000 to $500 for Friday’s Zoom session. Biden spoke about the devastating economic toll of the COVID-19 lockdown, promising he would roll out a detailed recovery plan in the coming weeks.