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Lara Trump. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump on Tuesday campaigned in Florida alongside far-right Republican congressional candidate Laura Loomer.

Why it matters: Loomer is a self-described "proud Islamophobe" who was banned from Facebook and Twitter after criticizing Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and making anti-Muslim comments.

  • She won the GOP House primary in Florida's 21st district last month and is now running in the left-leaning district against Democratic incumbent Rep. Lois Frankel, who is expected to easily win re-election.
  • Trump campaign spokesperson Courtney Parella tweeted photos of Loomer and Lara Trump standing with volunteers.
  • The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The big picture: Loomer is among a number of far-right GOP congressional candidates who have won primaries this year, including supporters of the QAnon conspiracy theory.

  • President Trump last month congratulated Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter, after she won a Republican primary in Georgia.

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Trump campaign, RNC have raised $207.5 million since Election Day

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The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee said Thursday they have hauled in $207.5 million since Election Day.

Why it matters: The funds have been largely raised through President Trump's baseless claims of widespread voter fraud. Trump has refused to concede to President-elect Joe Biden. His campaign's slew of lawsuits and recount efforts have seen little success.

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