Listen: President Donald Trump, Senator Bernie Sanders And President discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper
"Twenty league today and a key question facing every presidential candidate. Just how important are early fundraising numbers fundraising's, not everything just ask president, Jeb Bush. But the amount of candidate raises does say something about the viability of his or her campaign breadth of support and ability to get his or her message out brand new fundraising numbers show. The President Trump is millions of dollars a head of each of the Democrats including front runner Senator Bernie Sanders with a thirty million dollar haul in the first quarter for the president. CNN's Leyla Santiago has more now from the campaign trail. At campaign events this. We gotta make it happen. Go to Elizabeth Warren dot com, plenty and five bucks on social media in twenty twenty campaign. Emails all about the money because it matters President Donald Trump who's reelection effort started the day. He was sworn into office his race thirty point three million dollars from January to March. It's the strongest fundraising quarter of his presidency. We're going to have a great election. The president's early fundraising advantage, prompting note of urgency from the Democratic National Committee blasting out an Email with the subject line that reads, we must keep pace with Donald Trump's campaign, adding it's all hands on deck. Official financial reports made available this week show. A top tier now beginning to form among democratic candidates, leading the pack. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. You have raised a considerable amount of money in the last six weeks since we've been in in the campaign, and I'm proud of that in our bridge contribution used to be twenty-seven. It's gone down to twenty dollars. According to the latest EFI. See filings in the first quarter Sanders raised eighteen million dollars. California's Senator Kamla Harris twelve million former Texas congressman veto Aurora. More than nine million in south bend mayor Pete Buddha. Judge seven million behind"