Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans

Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhite House sued over lack of sign language interpreters at coronavirus briefings Wife blames Trump, lack of masks for husband's coronavirus death in obit: 'May Karma find you all' Trump authorizes reduced funding for National Guard coronavirus response through 2020 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. 

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyDon't let Trump distract us from the real threat of his presidency Overnight Health Care: Five takeaways from Fauci's testimony | CDC: Children might play 'important role' in spreading COVID-19 | GOP leader wants rapid testing at Capitol GOP leader wants to make rapid testing available at Capitol MORE (R-Calif.) is slated to serve as the captain of the program, with Reps. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesHouse Republicans introduce legislation to give states 0 million for elections Nunes declines to answer if he received information from Ukraine lawmaker meant to damage Biden White House, Congress talk next coronavirus relief bill as COVID-19 continues to surge 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 CheneyHouse GOP pushes back at Trump on changing election date Cheney battle raises questions about House GOP's future Democrats hope clash resonates with key bloc: Women MORE (Wyo.) and NRCC Chairman Tom EmmerThomas (Tom) Earl EmmerHouse Republicans voice optimism on winning back the House following special election victories GOP pulls support from California House candidate over 'unacceptable' social media posts Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans MORE (Minn.) will represent region two, and Rep. Rick CrawfordRick CrawfordRepublicans score procedural victory on Democrats' infrastructure bill The case for renewed US engagement in Latin America Arkansas program that places unemployed guards, reservists in agriculture jobs can be a model for nation MORE (Ark.) will represent region three.

Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyStimulus checks debate now focuses on size, eligibility Pelosi huddles with chairmen on surprise billing but deal elusive Trump signs executive orders aimed at lowering drug prices MORE (Texas) is being charged with leading region four and Reps. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanThe 'pitcher of warm spit' — Veepstakes and the fate of Mike Pence Tucker Carlson calls Fauci a 'fraud' after tense hearing Overnight Health Care: Five takeaways from Fauci's testimony | CDC: Children might play 'important role' in spreading COVID-19 | GOP leader wants rapid testing at Capitol MORE (Ohio) and Greg PenceGregory Joseph PenceRepublican lawmaker Greg Pence criticized for co-ownership of store selling racist antiques The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Cure Violence Global founder Gary Slutkin says violence and epidemics follow same patterns; Global death toll surpasses half a million House GOP lawmakers defy new mask requirement MORE (Ind.) with region five. Reps. John JoyceJohn JoyceThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: GoDaddy CEO Aman Bhutani says DC policymakers need to do more to support ventures and 'solo-preneurs'; Federal unemployment benefits expire as coronavirus deal-making deadlocks Hillicon Valley: Livestreaming service Twitch suspends Trump account | Reddit updates hate speech policy, bans subreddits including The_Donald | India bans TikTok Trump campaign sues Pennsylvania, county election boards over mail-in voting MORE (Pa.), Dan MeuserDaniel (Dan) MeuserMORE (Pa.) and Bill Huizenga (Mich.) will lead the efforts in region six; with House GOP Deputy Whip Drew FergusonAnderson (Drew) Drew FergusonThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans Top Georgia Republican endorses Doug Collins Senate bid MORE (Ga.) and House Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseHillicon Valley: Trump backs potential Microsoft, TikTok deal, sets September deadline | House Republicans request classified TikTok briefing | Facebook labels manipulated Pelosi video Top House Republicans request classified TikTok briefing Five takeaways from Fauci's testimony MORE (La.) serving region seven.

Reps. Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryCheney battle raises questions about House GOP's future Hillicon Valley: Democrats request counterintelligence briefing | New pressure for election funding | Republicans urge retaliation against Chinese hackers House Republicans urge Trump to take action against Chinese hackers targeting coronavirus research MORE (N.C.), William TimmonsWilliam Evan TimmonsTrump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Airbnb - Senate overcomes hurdles, passes massive coronavirus bill Congress is not immune to this crisis MORE (S.C.) and Joe WilsonAddison (Joe) Graves WilsonDemocrats raise alarm about new US human rights priorities Democrat Teresa Leger Fernandez defeats Valerie Plame in New Mexico primary Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans MORE (S.C.) will represent region eight and Reps. Michael WaltzMichael WaltzThe real virus to the Chinese Communist Party: religious freedom 125 lawmakers urge Trump administration to support National Guard troops amid pandemic Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans MORE (Fla.), Lee ZeldinLee ZeldinDemocrat Nancy Goroff wins NY primary to challenge Lee Zeldin Congress pulls punches on Russian bounties firestorm US lawmakers call on EU to label entire Hezbollah a terrorist organization MORE (N.Y.), Vern BuchananVernon Gale BuchananMORE (Fla.) and Jeff Van DrewJeff Van DrewGOP lawmaker: Democratic Party 'used to be more moderate' Sunday shows preview: White House, Democratic leaders struggle for deal on coronavirus bill Democrats look to go on offense in debate over reopening schools 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. 

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"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 Ann GuilfoyleTrump's national security adviser tests positive for coronavirus The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump pivots on convention; GOP punts on virus bill Trump campaign raises million in virtual fundraiser 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 PelosiHillicon Valley: Trump backs potential Microsoft, TikTok deal, sets September deadline | House Republicans request classified TikTok briefing | Facebook labels manipulated Pelosi video Trump says he's considering executive action to suspend evictions, payroll tax Trump won't say if he disagrees with Birx that virus is widespread 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 BidenTrump campaign emails supporters encouraging mask-wearing: 'We have nothing to lose' Cuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Democrats want Biden to debate Trump despite risks MORE