Verify: Donald Trump has raised $200 million since Election Day. Where does it go?
Our sources are President Trump’s Election Defense Fund website and Brendan Fischer from the Campaign Legal Center. “So since Election Day, Trump has been fundraising furiously asking for donations to support his post-election litigation and recount costs,” Brendan Fischer said. “The fine print shows knows that the money is actually going elsewhere.” “Since then, 75% of every small donation, asking for money for the ‘Election Defense Fund’ has actually gone toward Trump's new leadership PAC,” Fischer explained. “It could be used to support Trump's post-White-House political endeavors. It could be used to keep campaign staff on the payroll between the 2020 and '24 elections. It could be used to make contributions other candidates to finance Trump's travel to rallies in support of other candidates.”
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