President Donald Trump was acquitted on Feb. 5, 2020, in the nation's third impeachment trial in history. After a 14-day Senate trial, Trump was found not guilty of charges of high crimes and misdemeanors. House Democrats passed two articles of impeachment against the president in December 2019. They charged Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. On the first charge, GOP Sen. Mitt Romney joined Democrats in a vote of 52-48, far short of the required two-thirds to convict. On the second vo

AP Exclusive: Pro-Trump effort raises over $60M in January, goal is $1 billion

The Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump's campaign have raised more than $525 million since the start of 2019 together with two joint-fundraising committees.

The RNC and the Trump campaign provided the figures to The Associated Press.

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The January haul coincided with most of the Senate's impeachment trial, which resulted in the Republican president's acquittal earlier this month.

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said, “We already have 500,000 volunteers trained and activated, and this record-breaking support is helping us grow our grassroots army even more.”

Eager to put on a show of force in a general election battleground state, President Donald Trump tried to rattle Democrats on Monday with a rally in New Hampshire on the eve of the state's first-in-the-nation primaries.

Trump's 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, said Democrats’ “shameful impeachment hoax and dumpster fire primary process” have contributed to the “record-breaking financial support” for Trump’s reelection.

“With President Trump’s accomplishments, our massive data and ground operations and our strong fundraising numbers," Parscale said, "this campaign is going to be unstoppable in 2020.”

Nancy Pelosi rips up Trump's State of the Union speech On the eve of President Donald Trump'slikely acquittal of his impeachment charges, Speaker Pelosi tore his speech in half just as he concluded with the words, "the best is yet to come." Speaker Pelosi then waved the ripped copy of Trump's speech towards the visitor's gallery. Earlier in the evening Trump appeared to snub Pelosi's offer of a handshake. This wasn't the only act of defiance by Democrats during Trump's contentious State of the U

The pro-Trump effort said it has gained more than 1 million new digital and direct mail donors since Democrats launched their push to impeach Trump in September 2019. The investigations proved to be a fundraising boon for Trump's campaign, even as the president was personally frustrated by the scar it will leave on his legacy.

The Trump team's haul and cash on hand were twice that of former President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee at the same point ahead of his 2012 reelection.

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