Politics

Biden has good fundraising month but still lags far behind Trump

(USA Features) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign hauled in some $46.7 million in March, but the former vice president still lags behind President Donald Trump ahead of the November election.

“This virus has changed our campaign. But it hasn’t changed the unwavering support we’ve gotten from all of you. Together, we’re going to defeat Trump,” Biden said in a statement.

Since announcing his presidential bid, Biden’s campaign had drawn $88 million in donations.



His campaign spent around $32.5 million in March, while ending with $26.4 million on hand.

Meanwhile, the president had roughly $98 million on hand by March’s end for his reelection effort, according to federal election data. The filing noted that the president raised $13 million last month.

However, a joint effort by the 2020 campaign and the Republican National Committee netted more than $212 million in the first quarter of the year, including more than $63 million in March.

The joint effort had over $240 million on hand at the end of March, according to a statement.


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