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Rising share of Trump’s post-election fundraising going to his PAC

Washington: President Trump’s campaign is funneling an increasingly large share of its “Election Defense Fund” fundraising to Trump’s political action committee, as his opportunities to legally challenge the election results fade, CNN reports.

Even as fundraising emails tell supporters their donations will help “protect the integrity of the election,” 75% of donations to the fund are now deposited into the coffers of Trump’s fledgling leadership PAC, Save America.

That’s up from the 60% share the PAC was receiving last week.

The campaign’s “Recount Account” — arguably the account supporters believe they are donating to – only gets a piece of donations above $5,000.

The remaining quarter of any donation goes to the Republican National Committee’s general fund, with donations over $35,500 steered to the RNC’s legal fund.

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