President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH spokesman: We’re working with DHS, ICE to attempt to ship undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Trump says he has authorized proper to ship undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Sanders calls on Trump to scrap his commerce plan MORE’s 2020 reelection marketing campaign says it has raised greater than $30 million within the first quarter of 2019, greater than the highest two Democratic candidates mixed, in accordance with a number of experiences.
Trump’s first quarter fundraising haul brings its money available to greater than $40 million, a historic quantity for this level in a reelection marketing campaign.
The highest two Democratic candidates in fundraising have been Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders calls on Trump to scrap his commerce plan Omar thanks supporters, slams critics: Nobody can threaten ‘my unwavering love for America’ Booker kicks off ‘Justice for All Tour’ in Newark MORE (I-Vt.) with greater than $18 million and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBooker kicks off ‘Justice for All Tour’ in Newark Biden sees donor enthusiasm, robust polls post-controversy O’Rourke will get first South Carolina endorsement MORE (D-Calif.), who introduced in roughly $12 million.
The Trump marketing campaign instructed the Related Press that almost 99 % of the donations it acquired have been of $200 or much less. The typical donation was about $34.
Trump’s 2020 marketing campaign supervisor Brad Parscale instructed the AP that Trump’s first quarter fundraising exhibits he “is in a vastly stronger place at this level than any earlier incumbent president operating for re-election, and solely continues to construct momentum.”
The Hill has reached out to Trump’s reelection marketing campaign for remark.
Trump formally began his reelection marketing campaign virtually instantly after taking workplace in 2017. He has set a $1 billion fundraising purpose for the reelection effort.
Moreover, the Republican Nationwide Committee raised over $45 million within the first quarter of 2019, the perfect non-election yr ever for the GOP’s marketing campaign arm.
AP experiences Trump has not used any of his personal cash on his 2020 reelection effort, a pointy distinction to 2016, when Trump was largely self-funded by way of the Republican primaries earlier than taking exterior cash within the basic election.