Money speaks as Biden and Trump chase the big donors
Joe Biden’s campaign appears to be soaring ahead in the fundraising stakes, but a significant number of billionaires are still backing Donald Trump
Money can’t buy you love. Nor can it necessarily buy you votes in a presidential election, or even momentum. But it pays for pretty much everything else during an election season.
Over the past two weeks, Democrats have been gleefully telling reporters that Donald Trump’s fundraising machine has imploded and that his campaign is broke. They claim that big corporate donors, furious at the impact of Trump’s mismanagement of the coronavirus and the...
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