WASHINGTON, D.C. — A fundraising campaign to help a woman who lost her job after she made an obscene gesture toward the presidential motorcade has raised nearly $100,000.
The GoFundMe page for Juli Briskman was at just under $97,000 early Wednesday morning, just short of its $100,000 goal.
In addition, Briskman, 50, has received a job offer, reportedly from an adult entertainment company. Briskman has not indicated she will accept the job.
Briskman was riding her bike in Sterling, Va., on Oct. 28 when she found herself next to Donald Trump’s motorcade, which was leaving Trump National Golf Course.
Not a fan of the president, Briskman made a middle-finger gesture as the motorcade drove past.
A photograph of the incident went viral, and Briskman soon lost her job Akima L.L.C., a company that oversees government contractors.
“I never imagined that my ‘one-finger salute’ to the presidential motorcade and its occupant would cost me my job,” Briskman writes on the GoFundMe page, which …