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Lady who flipped off President Trump's motorcade gets nearly $100K in donations

A woman fired from her job after she flipped off President Donald Trump's motorcade is the subject of a wildly successful GoFundMe fundraiser. 

As of Wednesday morning, the GoFundMe fundraiser for Juli Briskman has raised $97,000 and continues to grow. 

Briskman was fired from Akima, LLC in October after the photo of her giving the one finger salute to the Presiden'ts motorcade as it made its way back to the White House from a golf outing went viral.

In an interview with CNN, Briskman said she did it because she was frustrated with the president.

“My finger said what I was feeling," Briskman said.

Since her firing, Briskman has been looking for a new job and preparing for her daughter's birthday. She said the firing left her shocked and worried about the future, but donations have lifted a "heavy burden."

"I am not sure what the future holds, but I am buoyed by your support," Briskman wrote on the GoFundMe page. "For now, I can just say THANK YOU and promise to be a good steward of these funds."

Here's the link to the video of the interview with the woman: http://www.kyma.com/news/woman-gets-fired-after-flipping-off-president-trumps-motorcade/653317804


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