Campaign donations: Trump's crack-A-billion-Dollar mark

US President Donald Trump and his Republicans have received for your election campaign according to its own figures, in the meantime, more than a billion dollar

Campaign donations: Trump's crack-A-billion-Dollar mark

US President Donald Trump and his Republicans have received for your election campaign according to its own figures, in the meantime, more than a billion dollars in donations. In July of $ 165 million (€140 million) had been received, which will bring the total amount of the previously collected donations to $ 1.1 billion, said trump's campaign on Wednesday evening (local time). So far, had been received in any month as much money as in July - not even in the election of 2016, it said further.

The campaign of Trumps democratic Challenger Joe Biden said that in July, $ 140 million had been received in donations. In June, he and the Democrats had collected $ 141 million - and in order for the second month in a row, a little more than Trump and the Republicans. The President is already much longer than Biden high donations, especially since it has long been as sure of was that he would apply for the Republicans to a second term. Biden had to win first of all against many rivals, and will be formally nominated this month to the candidates of the Democrats.

revealed The high fundraising totals for both candidates, as the election contested by 3. November is still. The donations also showed that Trump, in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic, and, most recently, very bad poll numbers can already be tallied.

Trump calls the fourth TV debate with Biden

US President Donald Trump, another TV wishes prior to the election duel with his Challenger Joe Biden. The campaign team of Republican said on Wednesday that additional debate with Biden, the nominee for presidential candidate of the Democrats, should be in place before the start of the first opportunities to vote by way of postal ballot on 4. September is done. So far, three TV duels are agreed that the first of these on 29. September.

Because, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, with an increase in the voting by postal ballot is, should be brought forward to the TV debates, called for trump's campaign. Simply the usual process of capturing, corresponds to the behavior of the "dinosaurs," it said in a Letter to the campaign team.

The voting by postal ballot will be regulated in the USA by each state individually. Up to the last planned debate on 22. October could have voted, almost 50 million Americans in 34 States, argued that trump's campaign. If no additional TV-'ll duel set, you should at least be scheduled for late October preferred, urged the campaign team.

The claim of the incumbent, a further debate to hold, was somewhat unusual, because most of it are in front of a choice of the Challenger to as many of the TV-duels of the rap.

U.S. government rewarded notes on choice-influencing with million-amount

The U.S. government has offered a reward for relevant information to influence the US elections in November by foreign state actors. Who is helping to identify Suspects, or to locate you, could get up to 10 million dollars (8.5 million euros), declared the Ministry of foreign Affairs on Wednesday. It seeks to identify a Suspect, the abused, in the order of or in cooperation with a foreign government, the Internet, to influence the elections on may 3. To take November, it said. This also includes hacking attacks, linked to the choice module.

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Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 09:26

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