Trump and RNC raise $125 million for reelection bid in third quarter


() Donald and the raised $125 million during the July-to-September quarter as a fast-moving impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives and what be a costly reelection fight in 2020.

“President Trump has built a juggernaut of a campaign, raising record amounts of money at a record pace,” Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement.
Ronna McDaniel, the RNC’s chairwoman, said attacks from Democrats have spurred the President’s supporters to open their wallets.
    “We are millions on the airwaves and on the ground to hold accountable, highlight their obstruction, and take back the and reelect President Trump in 2020,” she said.
    The haul by Trump exceeds the $105 million that Trump and the raised through their joint efforts during the second quarter of the year. Trump’s campaign has already announced plans to deploy big sums to mount a defense of the President, and that focus on .
    Some of the Democrats hoping to challenge Trump year are raising substantial sums, too.
    On Tuesday, Sen. reported collecting $25.3 million during the third quarter — the three-month haul posted so far by any of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders and a sign of Sanders’ enduring strength with small-dollar contributors.
      South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg raised $19 million, his campaign announced Tuesday. Several other leading candidates — including the frontrunners in recent polling, Sen. and former Biden — had not disclosed their third quarter totals as of Tuesday evening.
      candidates must report the details of their fundraising and spending to the Commission by October 15.

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