Trump’s $207.5M Post-Election Fundraising Shows He’s Still A ‘Major Force’ In Republican Politics: Analysts

President Trump, fundraising off claims of widespread election fraud, raked in $207.5 million after Election Day — a massive sum GOP strategists say shows he will remain a “major force” in Republican politics for some time to come.

Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundraising operations brought in a whopping $495 million between Oct. 15 and Nov. 23 — with $207.5 million of it pouring in after Nov. 3 as the president’s campaign inundated inboxes with emails blaring “FRAUD ALERT” and sent texts like “We MUST defend the Election from the Left!”

Republican strategist Ford O’Connell said Trump “definitely has the potential to freeze the field” for the next GOP presidential primary, “but he also has the potential to be kingmaker, too.”

“There is no doubt,” O’Connell said, “that this is the party of Donald John Trump for the foreseeable future.”

Read more from Lisa Kashinsky at the Boston Herald

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