[NFA] President Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee have raised $207.5 million since Election Day, according to a statement on Thursday, gathering donations to pay for challenges to DemocratJoe Biden's win in the Nov.
Since election day President Donald Trump's campaign has ratcheted up fundraising. The Washington Post revealed the Trump campaign has raised more than $150 million to fight election fraud. The New York Times published a similar report on Monday, but put the number at $170 million. Business Insider reports that's the amount raised since Election Day is about double the amount that one of Trump's main PACs raised during September, its best month.
The Republican National Committee paid $300,000 for copies of Donald Trump Jr's new book, Liberal Privilege. The books will be given away to party donors. The Daily Beast reports that $300,000 is the largest ever paid by the RNC for books to be given away to party donors. According to Business Insider the RNC bulk purchase of Trump's last book, Triggered, helped boost its place on bestseller lists.
President Donald Trump's campaign is still seeking donations from voters, even though Trump himself has all but admitted he lost to Joe Biden. But donors should know that 75% of every contribution is now being routed to Trump's newly-established leadership PAC, Save America, up to $5000. Anything over $5000 goes to Trump's Recount Account. Also, 25% of all donations go to the Republican National Committee.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo that she thinks “a very considerable amount, a lot of members” of the House “still don’t yet feel safe around other members of Congress,” as US Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor.
Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden's nominee to head the U.S. Transportation Department, made his case to a Senate panel on Thursday for why he should be confirmed and said the country must do more to improve its infrastructure. Colette Luke has more.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will consult fellow Democrats about the Senate's readiness to begin former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on charges of inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
China said on Wednesday it wanted to cooperate with President Joe Biden's new U.S. administration, while announcing sanctions against "lying and cheating" outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and 27 other top officials under Donald Trump. Gloria Tso reports.
The rally was called 'J20', where anti-government protesters held signs saying 'We Don't Want Biden' and 'We Want Revenge' and protested against police brutality, the separation of immigrant families and calling for the abolishment of ICE.