A former top White House official and the head of President Barack Obama’s personal advocacy group is joining the board of a green energy company backed by a major Democratic donor that recently received millions in federal contracts.
Former aides to President Barack Obama are beginning to capitalize on high-paying opportunities to take sides on key issues that the president will face in his second term.
President Obama’s dark money group Organizing for Action (OFA) announced Friday a first-quarter fundraising total of approximately $4.8 million.
Accumulating the capital to mingle with the likes of Jim Messina and President Obama is an arduous undertaking if you are not already a tech billionaire or Hollywood mogul or green energy venture capitalist or Vogue magazine editor or labor boss.
President Obama will speak to a collection of wealthy donors and activists Wednesday evening at a luxury hotel near the White House. The event is called the “Founders Summit,” and it’s the second major donor meeting for the president’s dark money group, Organizing for Action.
Fewer than 100 people attending the opening session of the two-day “Founders Summit” for Organizing for Action, the new 501(c)(4) restructuring of what was formerly the Obama reelection campaign.
Organizing for Action, President Barack Obama’s dark money group, will accept donations from labor unions, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.