Protesters Disrupt Biden’s Swanky Fundraiser

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Four presidents were in New York City over the weekend. While Donald Trump attended the wake of NYPD officer Jonathan Diller killed in the line of duty, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, and Bill Clinton partied it up at a swank megadonor fundraiser at Radio City Music Hall. 

NBC News detailed the event, writing that “former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton participated in the event in New York with more than 5,000 supporters in attendance — including several protesters who interrupted the program when the three presidents were speaking.

Actor and comedian Mindy Kaling hosted the program, which ended at around 10 p.m., and late night host Stephen Colbert moderated a conversation with Biden, Clinton and Obama. Special guests include celebrities like Queen Latifah, Lizzo, Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo and Lea Michele.

During the nearly hourlong moderated conversation, Colbert joked that the moment was historic because “three presidents have come to New York, and not one of them to appear in court,” taking a jab at former President Donald Trump’s criminal indictments and civil trials.

Clinton also took a swipe at Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, arguing that he “had a good couple of years because he stole them from Barack Obama.”

Although the media did not have an invitation to the “grassroots” fundraiser filled with a who’s who of Hollywood, DNC National Chairman Jaime Harrison tweeted out that he was having the time of his life: 


Although liberals were partying it up, raising tens of millions of dollars for Biden, not everything went off without a hitch, however. 

The Daily Mail reported that President Joe Biden’s appearance at a $25 million Radio City Music Hall fundraiser with former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton descended into chaos as the trio of presidents being interviewed by Stephen Colbert got interrupted by protesters. 

A handful of pro-Palestinian protesters shouted down the presidents, with one woman telling Biden ‘you have blood on your hands,’ as another loud guest warned of a nuclear war with Russia: ‘you’re out of your f***ing minds.’ 

The demonstrators pounced as Colbert was asking the Obama and Clinton what they missed about living in the White House, turning the conversation to Israel’s war in Gaza. 

‘That’s alright. Let them go. There’s a lot of people who are very, very – there are too many innocent victims, Israeli and Palestinian,’ Biden said. ‘We’ve got to get more food and medicine, supplies into the Palestinians.’

Of course, the antisemitic base of the Democratic Party eventually did show up to reveal their bigotry. Outside of Radio City Music Hall, things looked more like the mob that attacked the Democratic National Committee Headquarters than a happy fundraiser with three presidents. 


“Outside the iconic venue, hundreds of anti-Israel protesters gathered ahead of the star-studded campaign fundraiser as part of a “Flood Manhattan for Gaza” demonstration.

‘Free, free Palestine!’the group chanted.

Others yelled ‘F–k Joe Biden’ and ‘Genocide Joe has got to go!’ and many waved Palestinian flags and held signs denouncing the president and the Democratic Party as ‘war criminals.’

NYPD officers, who closely watched the protests behind barricades placed outside the Sixth Avenue theater, arrested at least one demonstrator for disorderly conduct by the time the event got underway,” sources told The New York Post.

The fundraiser paired with Trump supporting police officers offered a perfect contrast between the two parties. 

Democrats celebrate celebrity while Republicans honor those making our society functional and safe, something not lost on the family of Jonathan Diller. New York Governor Kathy Hochul tried to attend the the wake for the slain officer but was turned away. 

President Biden left New York City on Friday to spend the Easter weekend with his son Hunter and the rest of the Biden family at Camp David without addressing the Monday murder of Diller.

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