Elections, Politics

Trump Raises More 2Q Reelection Cash Than Obama

President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s reelection war chest just got $105 million heavier in the second quarter of 2019, outpacing Barack Obama by tens of millions of dollars. “No Democrat candidate can match this level of enthusiasm,” President Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement. At the same point in his 2012 reelection bid, Obama and the Democratic National Committee had raised roughly $85 million. Read more…

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

President Trump’s reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee raised $105 million in the second quarter of 2019, beating President Barack Obama’s fundraising efforts by tens of millions during the same point in his reelection campaign.

Trump raised $54 million and the RNC brought in $51 million, the campaign said Tuesday. The two have a combined $100 million cash on hand and have raised more money online in the second quarter than the first half of 2018.

The haul was a “massive fundraising success,” Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale said. “No Democrat candidate can match this level of enthusiasm,” he said in a statement.

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