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President Trump rakes in 'record breaking' amount of donations less than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign


That's a lot of cash

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President Donald Trump raised a staggering $24.8 million during the first 24 hours of his official re-election campaign kickoff, according to the RNC.

On Tuesday night, the president appeared at a rally in Orlando, Florida.

What are the details?

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel shared the news on Twitter, revealing the massive amount of fundraising.

"@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8 million in less than 24 hours for his re-election," she wrote. "The enthusiasm across the country for this President is unmatched and unlike anything we've ever seen! #trump2020 #KeepAmericaGreat."

Brad Parscale, Trump's 2020 campaign manager, retweeted McDaniel's announcement and added, "Crushing the competition! #Winning."

Tim Murtaugh, the campaign's communications director, added, "Jaw-dropping numbers from the 24 hours of the day @realDonaldTrump announced his re-election campaign: $24.8 million raised. Do the math: that's more than a million dollars an hour for an entire day. On top of an electric rally in Orlando, this shows huge Trump enthusiasm."

What else is there to know?

In comparison, Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden — currently the party's frontrunner — brought in approximately $6.3 million in his first 24 hours of fundraising, according to Politico.

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, who is also running for president, brought in $6.1 million in his first 24 hours, while Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) brought in $5.9 million.

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