Finance chair: Trump has raised $19M in June for joint RNC fund

Finance chair: Trump has raised $19M in June for joint RNC fund
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSteele Dossier sub-source was subject of FBI counterintelligence probe Pelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' Trump 'no longer angry' at Romney because of Supreme Court stance MORE has boosted his struggling joint fundraising account by some $20 million in recent weeks, a top aide told The Wall Street Journal.

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The presumptive GOP presidential nominee helped raise at least $10 million from New York City fundraisers this month, Trump's national finance chair, Steve Mnuchin, said in a Wednesday interview with the Journal. 
 
Another $9 million was reportedly raised in Texas fundraisers. The combined $19 million will go to Trump Victory, a joint account between the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee. Most of those funds are under the party's control but can be used on field staff and data infrastructure to help Trump's get-out-the-vote operations. 
 
The Trump campaign raised an additional $3 million since releasing its first small-dollar online fundraising email on Tuesday, according to Mnuchin. Trump pledged to match donations from that push, up to $2 million.
 
"Given we launched this at the end of May, we couldn't be happier with how this is progressing," Mnuchin told the WSJ. "We were very surprised at some of the articles commenting on the lack of funding, particularly given we had just started the fundraising at the end of May, and the campaign had been self-financed prior to that."
 
The Trump campaign reported just $1.3 million cash on hand at the end of May, which was more than $40 million behind presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFox News poll: Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio Trump, Biden court Black business owners in final election sprint The power of incumbency: How Trump is using the Oval Office to win reelection MORE. The Trump fundraising report, released by the Federal Election Commission on Monday night, prompted widespread panic among Republican fundraisers and officials.