Donald J Trump For President Has No Money

<> on November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

ABC NewsBy any measure, Donald Trump’s fundraising is falling far short of his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

Together, Trump and the Republican National Committee brought in about $18.6 million in May, including another loan from the candidate. Clinton and the Democratic National Committee raised more than double that. His campaign started June with $1.3 million in the bank; hers, with $42 million.

Wealthy Clinton donors also chipped in another $12 million for a super PAC supporting her, while one backing Trump pulled in just over $1 million.




Not a good look for a guy whose stump speech is about how rich he is. Not a good look at all. Here’s a quick list of things with more cash on hand than the Donald J Trump for President campaign:

One of our Boston bloggers:

It’s not nice to make fun of someone for having no money. That’s not the kind of America we want to live in. And sure, Donald has raised some coin since these numbers (albeit not nearly as much as Hillary).

But when you go from this guy:

To this guy:

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It looks bad. No way around it. With Trump’s rhetoric over the past year, we’re all thinking, “If he really wants to make America great again so badly, and he claims he’s worth $10 billion, why doesn’t he just liquidate $2 or $3 billion and blow Hillary out of the water?”

But now that he’s resorted to “loaning” money, hoping the RNC helps him out, and entangling himself in the wildly unpopular web of campaign finance (he’s been loaning money, taking money, paying money to his children, to his businesses, etc), the whole “I’m a bazillionaire and I’m 100% funding myself” schtick ain’t working. Sad!

Add this to Trump firing his campaign manager yesterday and Making America Great Again is not off to a great start this week.



PS — In dire times, double down on the hat strat.