Trump’s Fundraising Machine Is Barely Covering His Expenses

Posted on AllSides October 20th, 2022
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Not long after the FBI executed its Aug. 8 search at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort compound, Trumpworld let the media know that the feds appeared to have awakened a giant. Fundraising, they said, was booming.

But now, a new campaign finance report from Trump reveals that was just half the story—the good half.

In a Federal Election Commission filing that covers July through September, Trump’s Save America Joint Fundraising Committee revealed that the former president’s donations had indeed surged after the search, to a record high on the...

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