WASHINGTON - The Northern Virginia woman who was fired for flipping off Pres. Trump’s motorcade is set to get about $100,000. She also has a job offer.
As of Tuesday evening, a GoFundMe set up for Juli Briskman had nearly reached its $100,000 goal.
“I never imagined that my ‘one-finger salute’ to the Presidential motorcade and its occupant would cost me my job,” Briskman wrote in a note on the fundraising website’s page.
The viral photo showed Briskman on her bicycle giving the middle finger as the president returned from golfing at his course in Loudoun County.
She told WUSA9 she has no regrets and no apologies. In fact, Briskman said she’d do it again.
However, getting fired from her job at Akima LLC was “unexpected.” Briskman said she was let go for violating the company’s social media policy, even though it was her day off and there was nothing on her page that tied her to the company.
“I am not sure what the future holds, but I am buoyed by your support,” Briskman said of the thousands of dollars raised for her. “For now, I can just say THANK YOU and promise to be a good steward of these funds.”
The GoFundMe page called Briskman “an inspiration to us all.” So far, that includes more than 4,000 people who’ve opened up their wallets to give her some cash.
Briskman also has reportedly received a job offer—from an adult entertainment company.
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