President Donald J. Trump’s reelection campaign raised a record $24.8 million in its first 24 hours, a total greater than the top five polling Democratic candidates combined.
"@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election," GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted Wednesday morning. "The enthusiasm across the country for this President is unmatched and unlike anything we’ve ever seen!"
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"THANK YOU! #Trump2020🇺🇸," Trump added.
The $24.8 million figure for Trump’s reelection was raised by three different entities: Trump Campaign, Trump Victory, and T-MAGAC.
Former vice president Joe Biden raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) raised a similar $5.9 million. Elizabeth Warren raised $300,000 within 24 hours of announcing her exploratory campaign but did not provide a number for her official announcement. Pete Buttigieg raised $1 million within four hours of announcing his campaign but did not provide a number for 24 hours. Kamala Harris raised $1.5 million. Beto O’Rourke raised $6.1 million but is not polling in the top five for the Democratic nomination.
For those keeping score, that's more than the 5 highest polling Democrats – combined. https://t.co/krP2ehbfIw
— Michael Ahrens (@michael_ahrens) June 19, 2019
Trump kicked off his campaign with a rally in Orlando Tuesday night. According to the New York Post, his campaign set a fundraising goal of $7 million to reach by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.