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Trump Campaign Raises Over $50 Million at Florida Fundraiser

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Former President Trump’s recent GOP fundraiser in Palm Beach, Florida, made the headlines after he raised over $50 million, an achievement that his campaign team proudly declared as very unexpected and unusual.

According to his campaign spokesperson, Danielle Alvarez, it rose above the efforts of three Democratic presidents combined. She boasted that “It took three Democrat presidents to raise $25 million and one president to raise over $50 million, Donald J. Trump.”

The event, hosted by billionaire John Paulson, attracted interesting figures like Steve Wynn and former Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Paulson expressed huge support, stating, “The response to our fundraising efforts has been overwhelming, and we’ve raised over $43 million so far,” Paulson said in a statement. “There is massive support amongst a broad spectrum of donors.”

Trump, alongside his wife Melania, spoke briefly to reporters, highlighting the enthusiasm among the attendees to contribute towards “making America great again.” However, despite the impressive fundraising, Trump still faces a financial gap compared to his Democratic rival, President Biden, who reportedly has much more funds available.

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In contrast, Biden’s recent fundraiser in New York City, featuring former Presidents Obama and Clinton, amassed over $26 million, setting a record for a single fundraising event. The Biden campaign described it as “historic.”

Trump’s fundraiser, which was labeled the “Inaugural Leadership Dinner,” signals a bringing back to life for the former president and Republican Party fundraising. Trump’s campaign gained some momentum as he secured wins in the primaries, gathering widespread GOP support behind him after initially facing challenges in attracting major donors.

Funds raised at the event will contribute to the Trump 47 Committee, a joint effort that will involve the Republican National Committee (RNC), state Republican parties, and Save America, a political action committee covering Trump’s legal expenses.

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It was noted that the fundraising agreement puts the allocation of donations to Trump’s campaign and Save America first before distributing to the RNC or state parties, a new system in political fundraising. Those who attended are encouraged to contribute notable amounts, with options from $814,600 per person for a “chairman” contributor to $250,000 per person as a “host committee” contributor, both offering exclusive rewards like seating arrangements and personalized memorabilia.

Special guests at the event include three former GOP rivals: Senator Tim Scott, Governor Doug Burgum, and entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy.

“Vivek’s and Lara’s remarks were the most inspiring after President Trump, whose remarks were the best we’ve ever heard from him,” the attendee said. “Focused. Strong. Kind regarding others. But very strong on what exactly he would do when President again. He said no retribution, just SUCCESS for every single American.”

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The attendee said donors and guests at the fundraiser were “most upset” about Biden’s recent call for an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza, saying that topic was “vocalized” by other attendees of the event.

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Despite the huge turnout and fundraising achievements, Biden still has a substantial financial advantage over Trump. As the 2024 presidential race draws closer and closer, both candidates will have to rely so much on efforts to raise money to support their campaigns.

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