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