THE GOP WAR CH­EST

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

As press and pun­dits spec­u­late over Don­ald Trump’s cam­paign fi­nanc­ing, the Repub­li­can Na­tional Com­mit­tee has sig­nif­i­cant num­bers. The Grand Old Party has raised $155.8 mil­lion for the 2016 elec­tion so far. Though crit­ics wish that it all came from anony­mous tril­lion­aires, 98 per­cent of the do­na­tions were $200 or less, and the av­er­age amount was $70. Repub­li­cans have raised $50 mil­lion more than the Democrats at this point. There is bang for the buck, too. The tough but ebul­lient GOP chair­man Reince Priebus re­ports that the party now

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