"I've never seen anything like this in campaign fundraising," Fred Wertheimer, the president of Democracy 21, said of the Trump campaign's tactics.
The Trump campaign gave refunds in the amount of about $122 million compared to $21 million for the Biden campaign, the New York Times reported.
Companies paused their support for 147 GOP lawmakers after the Capitol riots. Now, some are giving to the groups those Republicans oversee.
Former President Donald Trump has shifted money raised from campaign donors into the Trump Organisation. The organisation is heavily indebted, reportedly owing around $US400 million. Campaign donor money was moved both before and after Trump’s election loss, reported Forbes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President […]
The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington said in a complaint Friday that White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows allegedly misused campaign funds by spending them on personal expenditures. The watchdog group is urging the Federal Election Commission to investigate Meadows. The FEC prohibits candidates from using campaign […]
Jill Stein, the US Green Party’s 2016 candidate for president, owes the Federal Election Commission more than $US66,000 in campaign finance violations, an FEC press officer told Business Insider. In December 2016, Stein promised that her donors would get to vote on how to spend surplus funds from the $US7.3 […]
The Trump campaign illegally coordinated with a pro-Trump Super PAC during the 2016 presidential race through its work with Cambridge Analytica, the Campaign Legal Centre alleged in a legal document Friday. The watchdog group said newly published emails revealed Cambridge Analytica’s work for the campaign overlapped with its work for […]
Donald Trump’s 2020 election campaign started the day he was sworn into office. Since then, the campaign has raised roughly $US1 billion and somehow has wasted most of it. Now with a cash problem and a major deficit in polls, the Trump campaign has to figure something out – fast. […]
President Donald Trump is considering pouring up to $US100 million of his own cash into his reelection bid, Bloomberg first reported on Tuesday. While Trump spent $US66 million of his own money on his 2016 race, it’s unprecedented for a sitting president to pour his own fortune into his reelection […]
President Donald Trump’s campaign has paid $US2.3 million in donor funds to his private businesses so far, according to Federal Election Commission filings. Forbes, which first reported on the filings, pointed to an instance in which one of Trump’s companies received nearly $US38,000 in campaign funds for rent. In another, […]
President Donald Trump’s campaign sent nearly $US400,000 to his private business in just two days, The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold reported Friday. Fahrenthold said documents showed that the campaign channeled $US380,000 to the president’s personal business in 43 transactions. The Trump Organisation told Fahrenthold the money was for a weeklong […]
Companies owned by Brad Parscale – the president’s confident and combative campaign manager – have already collected nearly $US40 million this cycle. Parscale was doing coding and website design for the Trump Organisation pre-2016, but from January 2017 to the end of March, he got $US38.9 million through those companies, […]
Former Rep. Duncan Hunter has been sentenced to 11 months in prison after pleading guilty to a felony conspiracy charge in December. Hunter, an early Trump supporter who rose to prominence in Washington for shenanigans such as vaping during a congressional hearing, was found guilty of conspiring with his wife […]
The New York Post reported on Saturday that Chuck Schumer has spent more than $US8,600 on cheesecakes over the last 10 years. On Sunday, the New York Democrat leaned into the news, hosting a press conference confirming his sweet tooth. The famed Junior’s cheesecakes were given as gifts to supporters […]
Elizabeth Warren has sworn off super PACs during the 2020 campaign, and her campaign website says she “would disavow any Super PAC formed to support her in the Democratic primary.” Persist PAC, a new super PAC supporting her, launched this week anyway, with a $US1 million ad buy in Nevada […]
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar each have a new super PAC backing them, even though both candidates have tried to distinguish themselves by eschewing super PAC support. Persist PAC, which supports Warren and filed with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday, has already taken out a $US1 million ad […]
Two Republican state senators proposed specialty licence plate designs for drivers in Oklahoma that includes two of President Donald Trump’s campaign slogans. If approved, drivers in the state could select plates with “Make America Great Again” and “Keep America Great,” for a $US35 annual fee. Though the fee would be […]