Florida— President Donald Trump mixed pleasure with acts of his re-election campaign during a weekend visit to Mar-a-Lago, his Florida resort, by performing on Saturday afternoon at a fundraising event of the He hopes to get $ 10 million for his campaign and the Republican National Committee.
It is believed that this event is the most expensive that Trump has had, since the invitations were intended for donors who gave $ 580,600 per couple, according to The Washington Post, which obtained an invitation to the event on Palm Beach property of billionaire investor Nelson Peltz
Groups in favor of Trump have been crushing the fundraising records towards the goal of collecting $ 1 billion in this election cycle.RELATED
Several groups that have demanded a campaign finance reform have indicated that the Supreme Court has paved the way for such amounts in fundraising by canceling in 2014 the limit on the total amount of money that an individual can give to a committee of any political party in an electoral period of two years.
“Trump’s ability to collect those astronomical amounts of influence money from billionaires and billionaires is a direct result of the Supreme Court’s absolute inability to understand the nation’s laws on campaign finance or the implications of its decision.” said Fred Wertheimer, president of the Democracy 21 group, in an opinion article published in Medium.
In that decision by a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court determined that limiting the total amount of money that donors can give to all candidates, committees and political parties was unconstitutional.
Senator Bernie Sanders has criticized some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential candidacy for accepting donations in their campaigns from extremely rich people, doubting that those who accept those donations would rise up in defense of those who contributed such donations in In case the situation warrants.