Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans

Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans
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President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE’s reelection campaign named GOP lawmakers to its new House Congressional Captains program on Tuesday. 

Twenty-two of the president’s closest allies in the lower chamber were selected to partake in the initiative, which will see GOP lawmakers help lead fundraising efforts for the Trump Victory Finance Committee in their respective regions.

The members selected are largely made up of members of leadership, top Republicans on committees and Trump’s top defenders during the impeachment proceedings. 


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthySunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate After police rip Trump for Jan. 6, McCarthy again blames Pelosi Capitol Police asked to arrest the maskless MORE (R-Calif.) is slated to serve as the captain of the program, with Reps. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesSunday shows preview: Bipartisan infrastructure talks drag on; Democrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe Lawmakers spend more on personal security in wake of insurrection Tucker Carlson claims NSA leaked private emails to journalists MORE (Calif.) and Ken CalvertKenneth (Ken) Stanton CalvertMORE (Calif) representing region one.

Reps. Kelly Armstrong (N.D.), House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyPhotos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris Jordan acknowledges talking to Trump on Jan. 6 Stefanik calls Cheney 'Pelosi pawn' over Jan. 6 criticism MORE (Wyo.) and NRCC Chairman Tom EmmerThomas (Tom) Earl EmmerJuan Williams: Biden's child tax credit is a game-changer GOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto House Republicans post record fundraising ahead of midterms MORE (Minn.) will represent region two, and Rep. Rick CrawfordRick CrawfordGas shortages spread to more states Overnight Defense: Administration says 'low to moderate confidence' Russia behind Afghanistan troop bounties | 'Low to medium risk' of Russia invading Ukraine in next few weeks | Intelligence leaders face sharp questions during House worldwide threats he Intelligence leaders face sharp questions during House worldwide threats hearing MORE (Ark.) will represent region three.

Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyRepublicans focus tax hike opposition on capital gains change GOP, business groups snipe at Biden restaurant remarks Top Democrat offers bill to overhaul tax break for business owners MORE (Texas) is being charged with leading region four and Reps. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanJordan acknowledges talking to Trump on Jan. 6 AP Fact Check rates GOP claim Pelosi blocked National Guard on Jan. 6 'false' Officers' powerful Capitol riot testimony underscores Pelosi's partisan blunder MORE (Ohio) and Greg PenceGregory PenceBiden jabs at McConnell for highlighting bill he voted against Five big questions about the Jan. 6 select committee Biden needles GOP touting rescue plan they opposed: 'Some people have no shame' MORE (Ind.) with region five. Reps. John JoyceJohn JoyceOvernight Health Care: CDC says it is safe for vaccinated people to unmask outdoors | White House: No decision yet on vaccine patent waiver | GOP doctors in Congress release video urging people to get vaccinated GOP doctors in Congress release video urging people to get vaccinated Biden signs supply chain order after 'positive' meeting with lawmakers MORE (Pa.), Dan MeuserDaniel (Dan) MeuserREAD: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results MORE (Pa.) and Bill Huizenga (Mich.) will lead the efforts in region six; with House GOP Deputy Whip Drew FergusonAnderson (Drew) Drew FergusonSchumer, Tim Scott lead as Senate fundraising pace heats up Families won't be able to afford the basics, here's why Congress needs to fix the broken market for antibiotic development MORE (Ga.) and House Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseRepublican governors revolt against CDC mask guidance House to resume mask mandate after new CDC guidance What you need to know about the new COVID-19 surge MORE (La.) serving region seven.

Reps. Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryHouse Democrats scrambling to set up vote on eviction ban extension On The Money: Biden asks Congress to extend eviction ban with days until expiration | Economic growth rose to 6.5 percent annual rate in second quarter Biden calls on Congress to extend eviction ban with days until expiration MORE (N.C.), William TimmonsWilliam Evan TimmonsDemocrats seek staffer salary boost to compete with K Street Financial market transactions should not be taxed or restricted The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Infrastructure, Cheney ouster on deck as Congress returns MORE (S.C.) and Joe WilsonAddison (Joe) Graves WilsonProgressive activist to challenge Joe Wilson in South Carolina All House Republicans back effort to force floor vote on 'born alive' bill The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Masks off: CDC greenlights return to normal for vaccinated Americans MORE (S.C.) will represent region eight and Reps. Michael WaltzMichael WaltzHouse lawmakers push for diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics Overnight Defense: US to evacuate Afghan allies at end of July | Biden meets with final top US commander in Afghanistan | Weapons buyer nominee withdraws amid IG probe US to evacuate Afghans who assisted US military MORE (Fla.), Lee ZeldinLee ZeldinSunday shows preview: Biden defends troop withdrawal in Afghanistan; COVID-19 impacting unvaccinated pockets Misled condemnation of the Lebanese Armed Forces will help Hezbollah New York GOP backs Zeldin for governor MORE (N.Y.), Vern BuchananVernon Gale BuchananMORE (Fla.) and Jeff Van DrewJeff Van DrewWe can't let sand mining threaten storm-buffering, natural infrastructure Sunday shows preview: Biden administration grapples with border surge; US mourns Atlanta shooting victims Pro-union bill passes House, setting up lobbying battle in Senate MORE (N.J.) will lead the efforts in the ninth region. 

The Trump campaign noted that the members have strong fundraising experience and contacts they hope will give them an edge leading up to November. 


"The re-election of President Donald J. Trump is an all hands on deck effort. Tapping into the expertise of our congressional leaders and deepening our nationwide volunteer fundraising effort is critical," Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly GuilfoyleTrump to Pence on Jan. 6: 'You don't have the courage' Trump unhappy with Guilfoyle backing Greitens: report Giuliani to stump for Greitens in Missouri MORE, Trump Victory Finance Committee National Chair, said in a statement. "As we approach November, the Republican Party has never been more united in its support of President Trump, and we intend to use that enthusiasm to create an unstoppable campaign. "

McCarthy said it’s a critical time for Republicans to raise money for reelect effort, arguing Trump’s success will help the GOP down-ballot. 

"With Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Justice Department says Trump's tax returns should be released | Democrats fall short of votes for extending eviction ban House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Photos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris MORE and the Democrats playing political games with the American peoples' lives, it has never been more important to help re-elect President Trump and support Republicans up and down the ballot," he said in a statement. 

"This new volunteer fundraiser program, spearheaded by Kimberly Guilfoyle and the Trump Victory Finance Committee, will help provide President Trump and the Republican Party the resources needed to defeat the Democrats' radical socialist agenda and win on Election Day.”

The latest fundraising numbers show the Trump campaign with a $187 million advantage over presumed Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Supreme Court and blind partisanship ended the illusion of independent agencies Missed debt ceiling deadline kicks off high-stakes fight Senate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session MORE