The Democratic National Committee’s already dire financial standing worsened during the month of August, according to its Wednesday night filing to the FEC.
The Republican National Committee raised $7.3 million in August, a success that some attribute to the fundraising draw of President Donald Trump.
The Republican National Committee expanded its massive fundraising lead over the Democratic National Committee in July, bringing in over $6 million more than its rival.
Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez has called on his counterpart at the Republican National Committee to disavow and unite against “white supremacists and all their enablers,” including President Donald Trump in that group.
The Democratic Party has a “serious fundraising crisis” as it lags far behind the Republican National Committee in cash raised and struggles to attract small-money donors, according to a former top staffer for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) 2016 presidential campaign.
Kayleigh McEnany is joining the Republican National Committee as its national spokesman and will be a “major presence” on television for the party.