The Trump 2020 campaign’s financial health is in question after it has been significantly outspent by the Biden campaign in swing states. The President has often said that he will funnel millions of his own money into his campaign if necessary, but Chris Cillizza explains why that‘s a stretch.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Analysis: Don’t believe Donald Trump’s pledges to pay for his 2020 campaign

Trump Weighs Putting Up to $100 Million of His Cash Into Race

Trump’s Net Worth drops $1 Billion

Trump Spent Far Less Than Clinton, but Paid His Companies Well

Donald Trump’s two big problems: Uniting the party and raising cash

Figures show Trump spent $66 million of his own cash on election campaign

Donald Trump to forgive his loan to campaign

The Lie of Trump’s ‘Self-Funding’ Campaign

“I’m self-funding my own campaign.”

How Trump’s Billion-Dollar campaign Lost It’s Cash Advantage

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