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."
@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election. The enthusiasm acro… https://t.co/w9tgts0X1Z— Ronna McDaniel (@Ronna McDaniel) 1560943147.0
Jaw-dropping numbers from the 24 hours of the day @realDonaldTrump announced his re-election campaign: $24.8 milli… https://t.co/R3MLKQXQqt— Tim Murtaugh (@Tim Murtaugh) 1560946845.0
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.