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RNC raises record-setting $41.5M haul
The Hill, by Mark Hensch

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/21/2017 10:12:49 AM

The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Friday announced it raised $41.5 million in the first three months of 2017, its strongest-ever total for the first quarter following a presidential race. “Our record-setting fundraising pace has been fueled by grassroots enthusiasm for President Trump and the Republican Party,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said in a statement. “The RNC is in a strong position to make an impact in key races in 2017 and 2018 as we plan to take a leading role in preserving our congressional majorities and prepare to reelect President Trump in 2020.” The RNC said it brought


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Reply 1 - Posted by: howard Adams, 4/21/2017 10:28:45 AM     (No. 11228971)

My apprehension is whether the RNC will use the money to re-stock the swamp with the same critters and vermin that we elected President Trump to drain.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 4/21/2017 10:30:49 AM     (No. 11228977)

#1 and I agree.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 4/21/2017 10:43:59 AM     (No. 11228994)

If the Republican Congress doesn´t quit fiddling around and get solidly behind PDJT´s agenda, they may see their fundraising come to a sudden stop.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 4/21/2017 10:54:20 AM     (No. 11229000)

Ronna, I agree about Trump, not so certain it was the RNC.
And given the RNC´s refusal to listen to their base, "Repeal" no replace, Build/Fund the Wall, eliminate the unconstitutional depts, no H1Bs, no mooslime refugees, &etc., they may very well see the money dry up, and get sent directly to constitutionalist candidates, and not the RNC.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 4/21/2017 11:15:29 AM     (No. 11229022)

During the early 2000´s I believed every word the RNC told me. Then I grew up. The latest begging strip diatribe was like the one received prior to the primary that only wanted to destroy Trump. I wrote all over the 4-page crapfest to leave me alone and shut up forever. Not one more dime then or ever. If there is a way I can vote with my purse directly to Mr. Trump, let me know. There has to be a way to show appreciation for all he has done in the first hundred or so days. More than any other Republican has EVER done or promised.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 4/21/2017 11:21:40 AM     (No. 11229032)

It´s getting too hard to tell if the earnest Republican candidate soliciting your money is just another swamp dwelling RINO, that, like a chameleon, will change it´s stripes after its election. I wholeheartedly agree with #1 & #2. The RNC doles out money to really questionable candidates, and then you look at the candidates Ryan & McConnell push, and you just save your money for the real thing!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pros7767, 4/21/2017 11:43:15 AM     (No. 11229045)

I haven´t donated to the RNC since 2010 when they rejected the Tea Party. My donations go directly to the candidates.

We had some good candidates running against McConnell and McCain.The RNC buried them. I won´t be a part of that. Think how much better off we would be without those two RINO´s.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JustCause, 4/21/2017 11:49:34 AM     (No. 11229055)

I don´t know if it´s the RNC or Mark Hensch is at fault for this article.

I don´t mind the announcement. It´s almost a ´good thing´; but the language used is insulting.

Record-setting HAUL ???

I read this to say: ´The RNC suckered the public into ponying up a boat load of money they can waist.´

I don´t see the; ´We appreciate your sacrifice to the Trump doctrine and RNC cause.´

These kind of articles make me uncomfortable - For Instance: After giving money to the guy at the gas station who said he was trying to get back to his pregnant wife - and then witness him walk into the next door liquor store and come out with a bottle of cheap wine.

It seems like they gloat about the numbers and don´t care that you are eating that can of soup that´s been in the cupboard for months, instead of going out to a restaurant. They don´t understand that it´s YOUR MONEY they´re spending.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: rolfnader, 4/21/2017 12:54:57 PM     (No. 11229130)

That´s great! We´ll have a lot money to help some new candidates who win the 2018 primaries because they are actually conservative.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 4/21/2017 2:02:23 PM     (No. 11229225)

The main reason that donations are up is that Donald Trump has given the party´s conservative base enthusiasm. They had better get with the President´s agenda or the money will dry up again.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Winmag, 4/21/2017 2:04:00 PM     (No. 11229226)

They better start spending large amounts of it in GA.06. Democrats are already smearing Handle. They have to get Asshat´s Pajama Boy mug on TV as much as possible and start defining him as an aide to Hank "Guam is going to tip over" Johnson.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MDConservative, 4/21/2017 2:22:28 PM     (No. 11229242)

I´m confused...I thought Professor Harold Hill was chairman of the RNC with the scam its been running since McCain and Dubya almost got us "Comprehensive Immigration Reform", followed by McConnell, Boehner and Ryan´s great "Obamacare" fiasco.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Muguy, 4/21/2017 10:48:14 PM     (No. 11229793)

That money will be used to target an eliminate those who still cling to the principles of consrevatism and will be a pot to elect more RINOS and the republican wing of the Demonrat party

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