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Trump starts online fundraising drive

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump launched an online fundraising campaign Saturday as he continues making headlines over a public feud with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.
{mosads}Trump wrote that he needs rising support from voters as he fights a news blitz against him in a donor blast.
“I want to show the liberal media that not since the days of Ronald Reagan has there been such a grassroots movement of people ready to transform our party and our country,” Trump said in a message to potential contributors.
“I have no doubt that the liberal media and the GOP establishment will continue attacking me,” he said.
“But, make no mistake, I will never back down or apologize in the fight to make America great again,” added Trump, the front-runner for the GOP’s 2016 nomination. 
“Stand with me and send a powerful message to the establishment by supporting my campaign.”
Trump also made an unusual pledge to potential donors in his fundraising plea.
The outspoken billionaire vowed he would match any and all contributions to his political campaign in-kind.
“I so strongly believe in what I am doing that I am willing to match every dollar you contribute to my campaign,” Trump told possible contributors.
“Jeb Bush just raised over $100 million from Washington insiders,” he said of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, his closest competition for the GOP’s nomination next election year.
“His donors aren’t donating to me because they can’t own me,” Trump added. “Show America you want to join me in taking back Washington.”
The New York business mogul also reiterated promises he is focus on rejuvenating America’s prosperity should he take the Oval Office next year.
“My No. 1 goal is to create the greatest economic boom in American history, to unleash the incredible spirit of free enterprise in this country – to get America moving again,” Trump said.
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