Singer Jon Bon Jovi, who is immersed in the "This House is Not for Sale" tour, spares no effort to support the US Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Cory Booker, who grew up in New Jersey , home state of the leader of the famous rock band.
Bon Jovi, born in the city of Perth Amboy, donated $ 2,800 to the Booker campaign, but his support for the former mayor of Newark (2006-2013) will go further as he will hold a fundraising event at his home Hamptons (New York) for the politician.
Those interested in attending the event, which will be held on August 18, will have to pay a thousand dollars, according to the NJ.com newspaper.
The organizing committee expects to raise at least $ 15,000 that day, adds the digital newspaper.
The musician attended an event last March, which was held by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy in his home in support of Booker, one of about twenty candidates for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, ahead of the 2020 elections .
Booker announced his candidacy for the presidency on February 1, to which former US Vice President Joe Biden and Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, who have raised in three months more than double, also aspire. that he.
As of June 30, Booker had raised $ 12.4 million for the campaign, NJ.com also notes.
The band Bon Jovi, which debuted in 1984, performs the European tour "This House Is Not For Sale", name of their last album (2016), which already took them to Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, England, Estonia or Russia , and that from September 22 will move to several cities in Brazil, followed by Peru on October 2.
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