Beto O’Rourke Raised $6.1M In First 24 Hours After Launching Presidential Bid
In the first 24 hours after launching his presidential bid, Beto O’Rourke raised a little over $6 million.????2(*VO-Video)TC 2:18??O’Rourke’s campaign raised $6.1 million in online contributions to start his run for the 2020 Democratic nomination, according to NBC News.
????3(*VO-Video)TC :21??His total was more than any other candidate who disclosed their contributions in the first 24 hours of their campaign.
????1(*VO-Video)TC :40??O’Rourke said that he wouldn’t be accepting money from lobbyists or PAC’s and had no plans for any large scale-fundraisers.
????4(*VO-Video)TC :10??Fellow democratic Bernie Sanders raised around $5.9 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign.
????5(*VO-Video)TC beginning ??Courtesy - Getty Images??While Kamala Harris raised $1.5 million within the first 24 hours of announcing her presidential bid.
????3(*VO-Video)TC :17/TC 2:35??Despite the massive fundraising haul, O’Rourke did have to recently apologize after he offended women with a joke about child care when mentioning his wife had been raising their kids pretty much by herself.