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Trump, GOP raise $86M in February

Trump, GOP raise $86M in February
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Republicans raised $86 million in February toward efforts to reelect President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Trump threatens to veto defense bill over tech liability shield Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump MORE, the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced on Monday. 

The RNC, the Trump campaign and authorized joint fundraising committees raised the combined $86 million haul. 

Entities raised more than $607 million since last year and have $225 million cash on hand, the RNC said, adding that February was the best month for digital fundraising since 2016. 

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"Our record-breaking fundraising success month after month speaks to the incredible enthusiasm we are seeing for President Trump, and is fueling the greatest ground operation and grassroots army in history,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said in a statement. 

Several Democratic presidential candidates running to face Trump in November also announced that February was their best fundraising month so far. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDeVos knocks free college push as 'socialist takeover of higher education' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Capital One — Giuliani denies discussing preemptive pardon with Trump Manchin: Ocasio-Cortez 'more active on Twitter than anything else' MORE (I-Vt.), who has led the Democratic pack in fundraising, announced his campaign hauled in more than $46 million from about 2.2 million donations in February. It's the Sanders campaign's best month yet, following wins in two early states that put him at the front of the field heading into Super Tuesday. 

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOn The Money: McConnell offering new coronavirus relief bill | Biden introduces economic team, vows swift action on relief | Rare Mnuchin-Powell spat takes center stage at COVID-19 hearing Biden introduces economic team, vows swift action on struggling economy Louisville mayor declares racism a public health crisis MORE (D-Mass.) also announced her campaign’s best month yet, bringing in more than $29.3 million in February. Warren saw a surge in donations after her strong performance in the Nevada debate, but she has still yet to win any of the first four primaries and caucuses. 

And Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump Cruz urges Supreme Court to take up Pennsylvania election challenge MORE announced his campaign had its best fundraising day in the 24 hours during the South Carolina primary, bringing in $5 million as the former vice president won his first state. The win and donations could give him a needed boost to push through Super Tuesday.