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Tags: US | GOP 2016 | Trump | Money

'Self-Funded' Donald Trump Preparing to Seek Big-donor Money

'Self-Funded' Donald Trump Preparing to Seek Big-donor Money

Friday, 13 May 2016 09:09 AM EDT

Donald Trump's plan to fund what could be a $1 billion general-election bid is coming into focus.

The presumptive Republican nominee has hired a finance team and scheduled fundraisers, including one in Los Angeles. His finance team plans a telethon at Trump Tower to raise cash.

Trump's campaign also is completing a deal with Republican officials that will enable him to solicit six-figure checks from donors.

And super PACs are forming to help him. One that was announced Thursday aims to raise $20 million by the Republican convention in July. Former Ronald Reagan campaign manager Ed Rollins was recently hired and will meet next month with billionaire Texas oil investor T. Boone Pickens.

Asking for financial help is a major change for Trump, who largely self-funded his primary bid.

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Politics
Donald Trump's plan to fund what could be a $1 billion general-election bid is coming into focus.The presumptive Republican nominee has hired a finance team and scheduled fundraisers, including one in Los Angeles.
US, GOP 2016, Trump, Money
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2016-09-13
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:09 AM
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