The re-election team of the president of the United States, Donald Trump, revealed on Thursday (02.01.2020) an impressive collection to finance his campaign, highlighting the magnitude of the challenge facing Democratic rivals at the beginning of the election year.
In the fourth quarter of 2019, Trump raised the staggering $ 46 million, even in the midst of the political scandal that unleashed a impeachment process against him driven by the Democratic opposition. It was his best fundraising period, in a year he raised $ 143 million, the re-election team announced.RELATED
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“This is the maximum that has ever raised a re-election campaign at this point. US citizens are sending a message to the Democrats: Enough is enough, ”wrote on Twitter the official account of the president's campaign in reference to the impeachment process in which he is immersed.
Without going any further, Trump's collection in the fourth quarter of 2019 exceeds that of the Democrat who obtained the most in the same period by more than 10 million, Vermont state senator Bernie Sanders, who earned $ 34.5 million in donations between the first October and December 31, 2019.
The comparison of the money obtained by the president's campaign is more bleeding if one takes into account that the other two only Democrats who today have announced their collection numbers for the last three months of the year, Pete Buttigieg and Andrew Yang, received only 24.7 and 16.5 million, respectively.
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«He just got bigger and stronger»
"Democrats and the media have been in a frantic mock recall and the president's campaign only got bigger and stronger with our best fundraising quarter," said Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale. , it's a statement. "The president's war chest and the army of grassroots supporters make his reelection campaign an unstoppable monster," he said.
Trump was accused of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress on December 18 by the House of Representatives controlled by Democrats. He must still be tried by the Senate, where he is expected to be acquitted since his Republican allies are a majority.
In the two days after the approval of the political trial by the lower house, Trump's campaign raised a whopping $ 10 million, according to a New York Post report retweeted Thursday by the president himself.
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