Republicans took in massive fundraising haul during impeachment proceeding

Republicans took in massive fundraising haul during impeachment proceeding
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[Ed. – This isn’t just about the people not being fans of impeachment.  It’s about who was being impeached, and the behavior of the parties and which side they were on.]

The Republican National Committee said it brought in a total of $117 million off online fundraising efforts opposing the impeachment of President Donald Trump from late September through Wednesday, gaining 1 million new donors in the process.

The tally only refers to money the RNC, the Trump campaign and a joint fundraising committee said they collectively raised from small-dollar donors through its “Stop the Madness” campaign, which was promoted with TV and digital ads after Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement on Sept. 24 that the House would open an impeachment inquiry into the president and ran until his acquittal in the Senate on Feb. 5. …

In the fourth quarter of 2019, the DNC reported $28 million in donations. That amount is separate from the money raised by Democratic presidential candidates such as Bernie Sanders, who was the top fundraiser in the field. Sanders raised $34.5 million in the fourth quarter.

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