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President Trump told Axios’ Jonathan Swan, ‘It’s under control as much as you can control it,’ in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hauled in $25 million more than Democratic challenger Joe Biden in July, ending a stretch of back-to-back months where the former vice president topped the incumbent president in campaign fundraising. 

But for the first time, the two candidates have about the same amount of money left to spend with now less than 90 days until the Nov. 3 election.

The Trump campaign, the Republican National Committee and their joint fundraising committees collectively raised $165 million in July, according to the campaign, bringing the president’s overall fundraising mark to $1.1 billion in the 2020 election cycle. The campaign said it was a monthly fundraising record for Trump, eclipsing any month during his 2016 campaign as well.

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