Jul 1, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump campaign, RNC say they raised record-breaking $131 million in June

Trump at the podium of a MAGA rally

President Trump at a MAGA rally on June 20 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

President Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday they collectively raised $131 million in June.

Why it matters: The president's biggest re-election cash haul comes as several polls have shown former Vice President Joe Biden leading in battleground states, and as Republican satisfaction with the state of the country declines.

  • The campaign says its June haul is more than it raised with the RNC in any single month in 2016. 

By the numbers: The campaign says it has over $295 million in cash on hand and has raised $111 million more than did in the first quarter of 2020, totaling $266 million.

  • The RNC noted it hired 300 extra field staffers and has roughly 1,100 campaign workers operating in states targeted by the campaign.
  • The campaign said it took in $14 million with the RNC through online fundraising on the president’s birthday.

What they're saying: “The Trump campaign’s monumental June fundraising haul proves that people are voting with their wallets and that enthusiasm behind President Trump’s re-election is only growing,” campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement.

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