RNC Posts Record-Breaking Fundraising Numbers in February as More and More Democrats Enter 2020 Race

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) brought in a record-breaking donation haul in February as more Democratic candidates gear up for the 2020 presidential race.

According to a report from the Washington Examiner, the RNC brought in $14.6 million in the month of February alone, breaking the February record for donations in an off-election year. Even considering standard election years, this haul ranks second only to February 2004.

RNC national press secretary Cassie Smedile explained that a majority of the money came from small donations, telling the Examiner that “nearly 60 percent of our donations came from small-dollar donors, $8.9 million.”

Smedile explained that these stong donation numbers are going to be key for Republicans as the 2020 election cycle inches closer.

These numbers follow a flurry of first-day fundraising totals that have been announced over the past few weeks from Democratic primary candidates. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) raked in over $6.1 million in his first 24 hours, He edged out Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who had the second strongest showing, raking in more than $5.9 million. Those two have blown the remaining candidates out of the water, as several struggled to earn over $1 million.

While there is much more money being thrown at these candidates during their campaign launch than the RNC saw with their $14.6 million, Smedile told the Examiner she isn’t concerned by these donation totals:

“While 2020 Dems continue to boast about their ‘massive’ one-day seven-figure fundraising days that they haul in only because it’s their formal ‘launch’ day, Trump’s fundraising arms have repeatedly hit this number and we’ve done so without the momentum of an initial campaign launch.”

It is also important to note that these are fundraising totals for the RNC, not just President Donald Trump. The RNC works to support all Republicans, not just presidential picks, meaning these strong fundraising totals will go toward re-electing members of the House and Senate as well as striving to pick up additional seats. The Trump campaign has its own fundraising efforts underway.

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James
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As we get closer to the 2020 elections, I’d look for more and more contributions to the RNC and Trump. Those Leftists running won’t admit they’re Socialists; but are supporting the stupidity (AOC’s GND, Medicare for All, free everything, gun confiscation, etc., etc.) the Socialists are trying to cram down our freedom-loving throats. The choice for POTUS in 2020 is as clear as the nose on our face. Anyone voting for a Socialist must have escaped from their Venezuelan “utopia”.

Screwtape
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Also consider the Leftist/Socialist agenda of all the current candidates. Biden even declared himself more “progressive” though he has yet to announce.

Pandering to the Left is only going to motivate the opposition to insanity. You’ll pry my burger out of my cold, dead hands and from a pile of spent brass.

Imagine a world run by self-righteous vegans. ’nuff said. I’m looking for a spike in gun sales before 2020.

Screwtape
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Political fund-raising is a zero-sum game. Spreading contributions over multiple candidates mean each gets that much less. This is not rocket science.

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