Subject: WH travel pool report #5
Pool arrived at the second Seattle event just before 6 p.m.
It’s closed to press, so poolers are sitting in vans.
The Senate Majority PAC would not provide the number of attendees or $
amounts, but confirmed the content of the invite published in Seattle
press reports. Those reports say the PAC fundraiser is at the house of
former Costco chief Jim Sinegal.
Here’s what the Seattle Times said about it: “Sens. Maria Cantwell and
Patty Murray are remaining in D.C. and will not attend fundraiser.
“President Obama’s Tuesday fundraising swing through the Seattle area
will include a high-priced dinner event benefiting a Democratic super
“The event is scheduled at the Hunt’s Point home of former Costco CEO
Jim Sinegal and his wife Jan, according to a copy of the invitation
obtained by the Seattle Times. The price tag for the event is $25,000
per person, with proceeds going to the Senate Majority PAC, a
Democratic group that accepts unlimited donations.”
Also: thanks to poolers Kathleen Hennessey and Isaac Dovere for good
company and quote snagging
White House Correspondent