The cash register keeps ringing for Democrats at The Obama Store, with the president raising $1.3 million at two events for Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).
There was a Small People Event at a hotel where 1,400 showed up, and then a Seattle Fat Cat gathering for 60 big league donors at the lakeside estate of RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser. No breakdown on the take at each gathering.
Obama had to settle for a turkey sandwich and some kind of strawberry salad nonsense for his early lunch. But things were looking up for his late lunch. From the pool report.
Menu is “Green bean, cucumber, tomato salad, cougar gold and basil;” main: “Rub with Love Wild Salmon, shitake relish, cornbread pudding;” and, dessert “Tom’s World Famous Triple Coconut Cream Pie.”
And it looks like some boater wandered into the security bubble.
Around 2:50 p.m. a Police vessel hovering near the backyard zoomed over to a passing boat to make sure it didn’t come too close.
Air Force One is now wheels up and on its way to Columbus Ohio, where its primary passenger will raise more money.