Former President Donald Trump Trump has raised nearly $20 million in the past three weeks, a Trump campaign spokesperson said Saturday, a period roughly coinciding with his indictment in federal and state cases related to his false claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
Trump spokesman Stephen Cheung said on Platform X, formerly known as Twitter, that since he appeared Thursday to have his picture taken in an racketeering and fraud case in Atlanta, Georgia, the former president has earned $7.1 million.
On Friday alone, Trump It brought in $4.18 millionCheung said, making it the most lucrative day of his campaign so far.
Trump, who was elected president in 2016 but was defeated by Democrat Joe Biden in 2020, is once again seeking the Republican nomination for president.
What charges will the former president face?
Trump is currently facing four indictments related to his false claims that the election was stolen, and the January 6, 2021 attack by his followers on the US Capitol in Washington, DC.
He has denied all charges.
On Aug. 15, Trump was indicted by a grand jury in Georgia following an investigation by Fulton County District Attorney Fanny Willis into his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss to Biden in the state.
On August 3, he pleaded not guilty to charges brought by Special Counsel Jack Smith in federal court in Washington that he conspired to defraud the United States by preventing Congress from certifying Biden’s 2020 election victory and disenfranchising voters. Fair elections.
He also defended Not guilty of illegally keeping classified documents After leaving office, he falsified business records in a New York case involving the payment of so-called hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels prior to the 2016 presidential election.