Already $40 million behind Rubio, report says
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Just days after announcing a 2016 run for the White House, Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRubio calls on Biden to allow Naval Academy graduate to play in NFL Florida governor adept student of Trump playbook White House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine MORE (R-Fla.) has already received more than $40 million in donations, according to Reuters.
Rubio has attended a series of fundraisers since the Monday announcement of his candidacy in Miami.
The 2016 presidential race is expected to bring unprecedented amounts of money to campaigns. Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) super PACs brought in $31 million in the first week after his campaign launch earlier April.
Rubio has had an active week since his big announcement. In the last few days, he called for a more aggressive stance toward Russia, noted he would attend a same-sex wedding despite his opposition to gay marriage, and mocked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s trip to Chipotle.