Donald Trump looking to raise $1.5B for race against Hillary Clinton

Donald-Trump-looking-to-raise-15B-for-race-against-Hillary-ClintonNEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) — Donald Trump, who prided himself on self-funding his run for the Republican presidential nomination, is now seeking fundraising help in his general election bid.

Trump spent around $40 million of his own money in the primaries, and is now seeking donors for his general election campaign against former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. He said he may need as much as $1.5 billion.

“No one should underestimate how hard it would be for any nominee to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in a very short period of time,” Mike DuHaime, who was the top strategist for the presidential campaign of Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, told The New York Times. READ MORE OF THIS ARTICLE

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.