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Trump compliments media coverage of his ‘wonderful small donors’

President Trump on Saturday offered an unusual compliment for media coverage of "wonderful small donors" who have contributed to the Republican party.

"Can't believe I finally got a good story in The Washington Post," Trump tweeted. "It discusses the enthusiasm of 'Trump' voters through campaign contributions. The RNC is taking in far more $'s than the Dems, and much of it by my wonderful small donors. I am working hard for them!"

Trump typically has harsh criticism for the media, including The Washington Post, for what he calls "fake news" and negative news coverage of his administration.

The Washington Post reported on Friday that the Republican Party, known for often depending on contributions from large-dollar donors such as corporations, is increasingly raising money from small-dollar contributions.

More than $40 million of the $68 million in direct contributions to the RNC by the end of August came in donations of $200 and less, according to the Post reporting from campaign finance disclosures. 

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