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Twitter had a field day with the news that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) was cutting prices for a photo-op with Vice President Kamala Harris.
Harris will appear this year at the DNC’s Women’s Leadership Forum as a headliner with a reported $ 15,000 price tag for a photo with the vice president.
The event ended up not selling enough tickets, and the donors were postponed to take their picture with public servants sitting with a five-digit price tag.
However, it is reported that those who want a picture with Harris at the upcoming DNC fundraiser can do so for a fraction of the price.
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“DNC is slashing prices for a photo with Kamala Harris. Tickets for a photo with a VP at the Women’s Leadership Forum started at $ 15,000.
In a time of record-high inflation, with prices skyrocketing across the board, critics have joked that the only thing cheaper during a financial crisis is a photo-op with the VP.
Bloomberg Opinion Writer George responded, “We have found an area that is seemingly immune from inflation.
“Along with inflation, it’s nice to know that some things are getting cheaper,” podcaster Noam Blum tweeted.
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“Inflation makes everything more expensive than fundraising with Kamala,” wrote Josh Hawley’s press secretary, Abigail Marone.
“And here we thought it was not the Biden administration [doing] Something about inflation … “sarcastic podcast co-host Josh Holmes joked.
“There are price cuts in at least one sector. Who says that Dems have no plans to fix inflation?” Substock writer Matt Stoller made a similar joke.
DNC Deputy Communications Director Daniel Wessel told Fox News Digital that the major Democratic body is working with their “hosts and fundraisers to set specific ticket prices for each event.”
“As always, there are different ticket levels for each event because it is quite standard for financial events,” Wessel said. “With the help of Vice President Harris and President Biden, we have raised a record amount of money, so we will continue to serve the party and our donors well.”
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In contrast, Republican National Committee (RNC) spokesman Will O’Grady told Fox News Digital, “If Democrats look to fight the skyrocketing costs Americans face in a photo with Kamala Harris, inflation won’t.”
The clearance price of the photo with Harris comes up when she is faced with it A disapproving 39 percent approval ratingThree points lower than her boss’s approval rating.
Harris’s tenure in office has been rocking since the beginning. Republicans have long criticized her for inaction on immigration after she appointed President Biden as her border sovereign.
The VP of what critics call a “word salad” is becoming increasingly viral, in which they offer criticism for having less substance.
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Biden’s number 2 has been bad news headlines about the apparent departure of staff who have left his office in the past several months and reports of internal conflicts with Biden’s aides.
After all, amid Democrats’ whispers about Biden not running for reelection in 2024, Harris is generally dismissed as a natural successor, with Democrats like Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg running for office.
Houston Keane of Fox News contributed to this report.