(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee said on Monday they grew up $61.7 million in April, just defeating the month’s haul for the Democratic presidential candidate presumptive Legitimes Joe Biden and he party.
Photo FILE: United States presidential candidate and former vice President Joe Biden spoke of the reaction to the Covid-19 that caused the epidemic at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, United States, Mar. 12, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/image file
A Trump campaign statement says the amount of April is a record, bringing the total on hand to $255 million. Biden said earlier in the day that his campaign and Democratic National Committee grew to $60.5 million combined in April.
The figures raise large funds to spite of the epidemic, which has forged the US economy and raised fundraising for politicians. Both presidential candidates and their allies are beginning to ramp up paid advertising campaigns in the land states before the Nov. 3 general elections.
“Again, Trump’s massive fundraising campaign has reaffirmed that President Trump will lead an unstoppable this November,” says Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement.
But Biden’s fundraising figures follow a record total in March of $46.7 million for his campaign, more than three times the amount that Trump manages that month.
“The trust you all have put in me as your presumptive legitimes nomination is humbling,” Biden…