Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, on November 7, 2016.
Trump's campaign is pouring money into lawyers amid the special counsel's intensifying investigation into possible Kremlin collusion with the campaign and obstruction of justice, and entanglements with adult-film actress Stormy Daniels and her fight to tell her story.
20 17 was ended by his re election campaign in funds with $22 million.
The US President Donald trump has already raised almost $ 30 million on his re-election in 2020. She wants to invalidate a $130,000 agreement to keep her relationship with Trump secret.
Trump's campaign has reportedly used millions of his campaign cash in the past year to pay legal fees, including some fees associated with responding to the Russian Federation investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The campaign spent approximately $3.88 million during this time frame-legal fees constituted 20% of the disbursements.
The campaign's legal consulting spending went to at least eight different firms and the Trump Corporation. Typically, the current President of the United States were waiting for the second year in office to begin his re-election campaign.More news: ICICI Bank (IBN) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
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That was a big increase over the last quarter of 2017, when the three committees together raised $12.5 million.
A consulting company owned by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale was paid $1.7 million for digital and advertising services, according to the finance records.
In all, Trump's campaign committee and two fundraising committees that jointly raise money with the Republican National Committee - Trump Victory and the Trump Make America Great Again Committee - together raised almost $20.2 million in the first quarter, filings show.
Johnny McEntee, Trump's former personal assistant who was forced out when he couldn't be get security clearance, was hired by the campaign in March.