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Trump campaign admits it did not raise $6 million for veterans

  • Following the rally in Des Moines, Iowa, the Trump campaign said the event raised $5 million and Trump personally contributed an additional $1 million.
  • Donald Trump skipped a GOP debate and instead held a fundraiser in Iowa, where he said he raised $6 million
  • (CNN) When Donald Trump skipped a GOP debate in January to host a fundraiser for veterans, he touted its success by citing the $6 million raised for veterans groups.
  • In March, after a CNN report aired questioning the contributions, Trump’s campaign provided a list showing 27 veterans organizations had received a total of $2.9 million to date, but the campaign did not confirm when the rest of the funds would be dispersed.
  • Trump has made support for veterans a cornerstone of his presidential bid, saying at the January 28 fundraiser, “Our vets are being mistreated…

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@awebbiz: “Trump campaign admits it did not raise $6 million for veterans

Trump is worth $10 billion and he’ll stiff the vets?”


When Donald Trump skipped a GOP debate in January to host a fundraiser for veterans, he touted its success by citing the $6 million raised for veterans groups. One problem — that figure is inaccurate.


Trump campaign admits it did not raise $6 million for veterans

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