Trump, staring down GOP rivals, raised $14.5 million in first quarter

Trump, Staring Down Gop Rivals, Raised $14.5 Million In First Quarter - Kfejaszawsjhkmscudvahtnbxu
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Former president Donald Trump, seeking to fend off challengers for the Republican presidential nomination, raised about $14.5 million for his campaign in the first three months of 2023 and another $4.3 million for a post-presidency group he has used to pay advisers and stage events, his campaign said on Saturday.

The bulk of the campaign’s cash infusion came via a joint fundraising committee that directs money to the former president’s various groups. The Trump campaign said it had nearly $14 million on hand at the end of March.

The sum is markedly lower than his haul in the first quarter of 2019, when Trump raised more than $30 million as he was gearing up for a reelection bid from his perch in the White House. The falloff, combined with strong numbers posted by some of his rivals, could galvanize those looking for an alternative to the former president, even as his team says fundraising accelerated following his indictment in New York, virtually…

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