For Donald Trump, the election is hardly ‘over’ – Donald Trump Sucks

For Donald Trump, the election is hardly ‘over’ – Donald Trump Sucks

Yesterday morning, Donald Trump wasn’t just annoyed by Tax Day protests related to his tax returns, he also suggested, “Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday.” In reality, the events weren’t especially small. For that matter, the fact that the president is hiding his tax returns while accusing his critics of having secret financiers added a nice, ironic twist.

But in the same tweet, Trump declared, “The election is over!” Exactly six minutes earlier, the president was tweeting about how impressed he remains about his Electoral College victory last year.

Whether he’s prepared to acknowledge this or not, the fact remains that for Donald Trump, the election is never over. In fact, as the New York Times reported, Trump fundraising for the next election is just getting started.

President Trump is raising money toward a bid for a second term earlier than any incumbent president in recent history, pulling in tens of millions of dollars in the months after his election and through his inauguration.

Reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Friday showed that Mr. Trump’s campaign brought in $7.1 million during the first three months of 2017, on top of over $23 million raised with the Republican Party. By contrast, President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee brought in a total of about $15 million during the first three months of his first term in 2009.

A Washington Post report added that Trump, “unlike his predecessors … has not ceased fundraising since his election.” On the contrary, in January, Trump formally filed the paperwork for…

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