Category Archives: Fundraising

The Swamp That Trump Built

 Nicholas Confessore, Karen Yourish, Steve Eder, Ben Protess, Maggie Haberman, Grace Ashford, Michael LaForgia, Kenneth P. Vogel, Michael Rothfeld and Larry Buchanan in the New York Times – A businessman-president transplanted favor-seeking in Washington to his family’s hotels and resorts — and earned millions as a gatekeeper to his own … Continue reading

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Steve Bannon, three others charged with fraud in border wall fundraising campaign

Erica Orden and Kara Scannell of CNN – New York federal prosecutors on Thursday charged President Donald Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon and three others with defrauding donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of a fundraising campaign purportedly aimed at … Continue reading

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Trump antagonizes GOP megadonor Adelson in heated phone call

  When President Donald Trump connected by phone last week with Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson — perhaps the only person in the party who can cut a nine-figure check to aid his reelection — the phone call unexpectedly turned contentious. … Continue reading

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Democrats blow past GOP incumbents in Q2 fundraising

Max Greenwood in The Hill – Democrats running in the most competitive Senate races blew past their Republican opponents in fundraising in the second quarter as a series of national crises dragged down President Trump’s polling numbers. Continue…

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How are Trump and Biden spending their campaign cash?

Karl Evers-Hillstrom of OpenSecrets.org – President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden have different ideas about how to spend campaign cash. Flush with cash, Trump’s campaign is shelling out millions of dollars on ads blasting the former vice … Continue reading

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