The campaign for the re-election of Donald Trump as president of the United States in 2024 raised more than 4 million dollars in the last 24 hours, after the news broke that the former president has been indicted by a New York grand jury for the case. payment to the porn actress Stormy Daniels.
"Over 25% of donations came from new benefactors"explained the organization this Friday in a statement.
According to the campaign, the average amount of donations is $34.
Shortly after the accusation became known, several US media outlets published an email sent by the organization trying to take advantage of the news to generate momentum in collection.
"I promise you: This Witch Hunt will blow up in Joe Biden’s face."the message said.
Several Republican officials, such as the probable presidential candidate and vice president during the Trump Administration (2017-2021) Mike Pence, suggested on Thursday that the ex-president’s impeachment was politically motivated and accused the prosecutor in charge of the case, Alvin Bragg, of having motivations. partisans.
The decision to indict Trump, however, was made by the New York grand jury, not the prosecutor.
At the moment, Trump, who announced his candidacy in November, is the main contender for the Republican Party’s nomination for the 2024 presidential election.
His two likely biggest challengers, Pence and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, have not yet announced whether they will compete, but both have suggested they will make a decision soon.