Washington, September 8
US President Donald Trump, going through the potential of a money crunch, mentioned on Tuesday he would spend his personal cash to finance his 2020 presidential marketing campaign in opposition to Democrat Joe Biden if he needed to.
The Republican president informed reporters earlier than taking off for a visit to Florida that the marketing campaign had double or triple what it had in 2017 however he would put in no matter it takes.
“If I have to, I would,” Trump mentioned.
The New York Times reported that Trump’s preliminary monetary supremacy over Biden earlier this 12 months had evaporated, and that of the $1.1 billon his marketing campaign and the occasion raised from the start of 2019 by way of July, greater than $800 million already had been spent.
Trump marketing campaign supervisor Bill Stepien, who took over from Brad Parscale in mid-July, informed reporters on a marketing campaign press name on Tuesday that “we are now carefully monitoring the budget”.
Stepien mentioned the marketing campaign would have extra assets to spend than it had in Trump’s 2016 victory and that “we’re very comfortable and confident” in how cash is now being spent and the place. Reuters