Hillary Clinton Visits La Jolla for Jacobs Fundraiser

Hillary Clinton visited the La Jolla home of Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs Friday for a fundraiser.

The midday event created a small traffic jam on Inverness Court that even upset some of the neighbors in the seaside community of San Diego.

Clinton, former first lady, senator and secretary of state, is on a west coast fundraising tour as she campaigns to win the Democratic nomination for president.

Her trip includes stops in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Before the event, donor Laurie Michaels was hopeful to get a selfie with the candidate.

"Get to see her face to face was an opportunity that I didn't want to pass up with a small group of people instead of in a large arena,” Michaels said.

There were about 250 people in attendance according to those guests who spoke with NBC 7. About 150 were VIP guests who paid $2,700 and had the opportunity to take picture with Clinton. The rest of the crowd paid $1,000 each.

Guests say Clinton talked a lot about her support for the Obama Iran deal. She also talked about education, technology, and women's issues.

Clinton's visit was not without controversy, along with supporters, many protestors also showed up.

One of the protestors told NBC 7 he felt morale in the military was down and would drop with Clinton as president.

Jacobs has played host to high-profile politicians before. In May 2014, the Jacobs home was the location for a fundraiser with President Barack Obama.

The tech executive has been known to contribute millions of dollars to democratic presidential candidates.

Breakfast included an assortment of "great food" including quiche, French toast, fruit, and scones, according to guests who spoke outside the event.


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