The Republican National Committee (RNC) announced that a combined $86 million was raised in the month of February for the campaign re-election of President Donald Trump.
On Monday, it was announced that the funds were collectively raised by three different networks: Republican Party, the president’s re-election campaign, and joint fundraising committees.
Over the last year, more than $607 million was raised and they reportedly have $225 million in available cash for Trump’s re-election campaign. February was also the best digital fundraising month since 2016, as the RNC said, The Hill reports.
Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale released a statement in the wake of the record-breaking totals.
“President Trump continues to build momentum as people keep responding to his success his success of all Americans. With this unprecedented support, the President and the RNC are assembling an unstoppable juggernaut focused like a laser on November.”
In a tweet, he noted that the staggering total breaks down to $3 million a day in the month of February.
The @realDonaldTrump juggernaut rolls on!
Over $86 million raised in February by the Trump campaign, @GOP & joint committees combined.
That’s almost $3 million a day, every day, for a month.
$225 million cash on hand.
All due to POTUS’s record and unprecedented support.
— Brad Parscale – Text TRUMP to 88022 (@parscale) March 2, 2020
Following the statement released by Trump’s campaign manager, RNC spokesperson Ronna McDaniel also took to Twitter to congratulate the president.
It has been reported that Trump’s campaign has raked over 4 million voter contacts together with the RNC and joint fundraising committees.
McDaniel tweeted, “Our record-breaking fundraising speaks to the incredible enthusiasm we are seeing for [Donald Trump] and is fueling the greatest ground operation and grassroots army in history!”
The RNC and the @TeamTrump brought in over $86M in February.
Our record-breaking fundraising speaks to the incredible enthusiasm we are seeing for @realDonaldTrump and is fueling the greatest ground operation and grassroots army in history!
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) March 2, 2020
The fundraising efforts for Trump’s re-election campaign nearly double the numbers generated by Democratic frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
According to The New York Times, Sanders had a record month for this year in February as he generated $46.5 million that month.
While the amount does give him a significant advantage over his Democratic counterparts, there are still concerns about his potential nomination for the party.
As previously reported on the IJR, the Democratic party still has concerns about whether or not he will be able to defeat Trump in the general election.