Major Obama fundraisers Marc Lasry and Matthew Barzun are likely to be given plum ambassadorships, CNN’s Jessica Yellin reported Thursday.
Lasry, the founder of private equity firm Avenue Capital, is likely headed to France. He raised more than $500,000 for Obama’s reelection and hosted Wall Street fundraisers for the president. Last summer, Lasry told friends that attendees of one fundraiser would get the chance to ride in the presidential motorcade. Additionally, one of Lasry’s five children worked at the White House.
Barzun is likely headed to the United Kingdom.
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