Biden says he raised $5 million day of South Carolina primary

Biden says he raised $5 million day of South Carolina primary
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says Trump executive order is 'a reckless war on Social Security' Trump got into testy exchange with top GOP donor Adelson: report Blumenthal calls for declassification of materials detailing Russian threat to US elections MORE said Sunday morning that his campaign raised $5 million in the past 24 hours during the South Carolina primary.

Biden said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and ABC’s “This Week” that the money poured in as he dominated in South Carolina’s primary, winning every county.

“We now won more actual votes overall since this began since this whole process began than Bernie has won, so look we’re feeling good,” he told NBC’s Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddKaren Bass: 'I'm not a socialist, I'm not a communist' Cuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Chuck Todd's 'MTP Daily' moves time slots, Nicolle Wallace expands to two hours MORE, referring to fellow candidate Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Trump team pounces on Biden gaffes The Hill's Campaign Report: US officials say Russia, China are looking to sow discord in election Warren urges investment in child care workers amid pandemic MORE (I-Vt.).

Biden said his campaign was outspent 40 to one in the Palmetto State. But he added he would “take nothing for granted.”

“But if we win, it’s going to be because of the message we have and because we’re going to get something done,” Biden said.

The former vice president also told ABC’s George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosMeadows defends US COVID-19 testing amid criticism Meadows says White House is 'hopeful' it can announce new coronavirus therapies 'in the coming days' Mary Trump's book sells 950,000 copies in preorders alone MORE that he garnered almost $18 million last month, which “for us is a lot of money.”

Before his win in South Carolina, Biden was struggling to keep up with Sanders after the Vermont progressive won in New Hampshire and Nevada and came in a close second in Iowa. 

Sanders still leads in the number of delegates with 56, but Biden has staged a comeback earning 48 delegates total. Ten of the delegates in South Carolina are still undecided after Saturday’s primary.

The former vice president’s win in South Carolina came just ahead of the delegate-rich Super Tuesday races.