Trump, RNC Raise $20 Million More Than Obama, DNC During Same Period

$105 million hauled in by Trump committee, RNC during second quarter

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July 2, 2019

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee have raised $20 million more than President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee during the same time period.

The RNC announced on Tuesday that it, along with Trump's committees, have combined to pull in $105 million throughout the second quarter of 2019, which spans from April 1 to June 30. Trump's re-election committees reported $54 million in total donation hauls while the RNC took in an additional $51 million.

Trump's campaign and the RNC now have over $100 million on hand.

The staggering fundraising numbers from the Trump campaign and RNC best Obama and the DNC's numbers by tens of millions of dollars during the same time period, the New York Times notes.

During the same three-month span in 2011, Obama's re-election campaign and the DNC reported raising a combined $85 million - $20 million less than what Trump and the RNC have added to their war chest during the previous three months.

South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg announced that his campaign raised $24.8 million during the second quarter, which outdid Sen. Bernie Sanders's second quarter haul ($18 million) by $6.8 million.

Buttigieg and Sanders are the first out of the Democratic field to make their fundraising numbers public.