So many of those who chose to donate money to the campaign did not realize that they had agreed to donate again and again. In that sense, Trump is said to have embezzled millions of dollars from unknown supporters.
Many of Trump’s supporters are said to have demanded a refund, so by 2020 the campaign had to return $ 122 million, equivalent to about 1 billion Norwegian kroner, to those who donated money online, according to a newspaper review.
By comparison, the Biden campaign paid back $ 21 million, equivalent to about 179 million kroner.
– Massive threat
In a new report However, on Monday night Norwegian time, Trump denies all allegations and calls The New York Times article “misleading” and “unilateral.” He says all donations were received legally.
“Our support is so great in 2020 that it has become a massive threat to the Democrats, which explains why the New York Times rushed to defend their far-left allies,” a statement from the Trump camp said.
– In fact, many were so excited that they made repeated donations, and in some cases when they gave too much, we returned the donations.
Trump says the newspaper has “hidden” such details. He reiterated his failure in the presidential election due to widespread electoral fraud. This is despite the fact that he did not provide any documents regarding this. On the contrary, the false claim was rejected In court after court.
Tens of thousands
As the presidential election approaches, the Trump campaign is said to have shown even less of a sense of responsibility. However, Trump lost the election Received more than seven million votes. The Electoral College lost 306 votes to Biden by a margin of 232 votes.
But even after the election defeat, the election campaign continued to collect weekly sums from people who had left previously marked fields.
As of December 14, Trump had thus raised tens of thousands of dollars for the political action group Save America.
In all, Trump returned 10.7 percent of the money he received through Winred, while Biden returned 2.2 percent of the money he received from Act Blue, the Democrats’ equivalent organization, according to public documents.
Trump spokesman Jason Miller says internal records show that credit card disputes are properly registered in 0.87 percent of transactions on Winred.
– It is noteworthy that although we have collected more grassroots money than any other campaign in history, we have a research article on less than 1 percent of the total donations.