Biden Campaign Sets Record With $155 Million War Chest

Grayson Larkspur

Updated Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:07 AM CDT

Biden Campaign Sets Record With $155 Million War Chest

In an impressive display of financial strength, President Joe Biden's reelection campaign, in collaboration with the Democratic National Committee and associated joint fundraising committees, has amassed a formidable $155 million in the bank by February's end. This figure marks a historic peak for any Democratic presidential candidate at this stage in the election cycle, showcasing a substantial $25 million increase from January's $130 million.

Amidst low approval ratings and challenging battleground state polls, President Biden's campaign defies expectations with robust fundraising efforts, raising a total of $53 million in February alone. These efforts have provided Biden with a considerable financial edge over former President Donald Trump, whose fundraising has been notably slower.

Biden's campaign is not just sitting on its financial laurels; it's actively fortifying its election operations with the opening of 100 offices and the hiring of 350 staff members in key battleground states. The President is also making strategic visits to electoral hotspots, including Nevada and Arizona, to drum up support.

Capitalizing on the momentum from Biden's State of the Union address, the campaign has launched a $30 million television ad blitz targeting these critical battlegrounds. The address itself helped rake in a staggering $10 million in donations, adding to the month's impressive fundraising haul.

A recent fundraising event featuring President Biden as the main draw netted an additional $1.6 million, demonstrating his continued draw as a significant fundraiser. Meanwhile, an email from First Lady Jill Biden following the release of special counsel Robert Hur’s report on classified documents netted $853,000. The report concluded no charges were warranted against Biden, although the White House took issue with some of Hur's unnecessary remarks regarding Biden's age and memory.

The campaign's grassroots support is more robust than ever, with February being the strongest month for grassroots fundraising since its launch. A contest offering tickets to an event with Biden, former President Barack Obama, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought in $4 million alone. To date, President Biden has received contributions from 1.3 million individual donors, with 97% of those donations being less than $200.

Rob Flaherty, Biden’s deputy campaign manager, has touted the grassroots enthusiasm as a strong indicator of campaign support, reminiscent of the over 6 million contributors during Biden's 2020 presidential run. Officials anticipate that the possibility of Trump's return could drive contributions even higher, as evidenced by a 40% increase in grassroots donations following email solicitations focusing on Trump as the probable GOP nominee.

The Biden campaign is using its substantial funds to support state-level operations, paid media, and cover travel expenses for campaign events, including those of Vice President Kamala Harris and the spouses of both Biden and Harris. On February 29, small-dollar contributors alone added an additional $2 million to the campaign coffers.

With nearly 3.4 million contributions made to his reelection effort, Biden is capitalizing on every political event, including generating $1.6 million in grassroots revenue in the 48 hours following the GOP primary in South Carolina. Campaign manager Julie Chavez Rodriguez is at the helm of these strategic efforts, emphasizing the high stakes of the election.

Despite the tight race indicated by a Reuters/Ipsos poll, where Biden holds a narrow 1 percentage point lead over Trump among registered voters, the campaign remains focused on its goal of reaching voters to communicate the crucial nature of the upcoming election. The campaign's strong grassroots support and the significant volume of small-dollar donations as it sets records in its financial mobilization for a historic election battle.

Conservative Bias:

Ladies and gentlemen, here we have yet another glaring example of the liberal elite and their Hollywood cronies stuffing the pockets of Sleepy Joe with their ill-gotten gains. It's a war chest, alright—a war on traditional American values, financed by the radical left's propaganda machine. While hardworking Americans are struggling to fill their gas tanks and put food on the table, Biden and his cronies are bragging about their $155 million haul, money that should be going back into the pockets of the people. And let's not forget the so-called 'grassroots' support—please, it's a smokescreen for the deep-pocketed donors who want to keep their puppet in power. They’re scared, folks, terrified of the return of a president who actually put America first, and they're using their cash to try and stop the red wave that's coming to restore the nation to its rightful course. Meanwhile, the liberal media sings their praises, ignoring the real issues plaguing Americans under this administration's watch. It's a sham, a travesty, and a slap in the face to every true patriot out there.

Liberal Bias:

Here we are, witnessing the desperate flailing of the GOP as they watch President Biden's campaign soar to new heights with a record-breaking $155 million war chest. This is the voice of the people rising up against the threat of Trumpism—a clear sign that Americans are ready to fight tooth and nail to protect our democracy from the clutches of the far-right extremists. Biden's campaign, fueled by the hard-earned dollars of everyday citizens, is a testament to the resilience and determination of a nation that refuses to be dragged back into the dark ages by a former president who's nothing more than a con artist in chief. The grassroots support is unprecedented, a resounding rejection of the fear-mongering and hate peddling that's become the GOP's trademark. They're shaking in their boots because they know that this financial milestone isn't just about money; it's about the soul of America, and the people are ready to invest every penny to ensure that our future isn't sold out to the highest bidder. As the GOP clings to their outdated and dangerous ideologies, Biden's campaign is charging forward, a beacon of hope and progress in a sea of conservative chaos.|

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