Aren’t those Republicans supposed to be a world of hurt?
Maybe in their primaries ….
But they WILL have money to keep their seats it appears…
The MORE Trump disses them?
The MORE money they seem to make, eh
The majority of House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Trump in January saw fundraising gains in the first three months of the year despite intense backlash from members of their own party, according to new financial disclosures.
Most of the Republicans who publicly went against Trump after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol saw their 2021 first quarter hauls increase from their 2019 hauls during the same period. Two of Trump’s most high-profile critics in the House received a major financial boost in particular: House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) raised $1.5 million at the start of 2021 compared to $321,000 during the same period in 2019, while Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) brought in $1.2 million during the first three months of the year compared to $326,000 in 2019.
The fundraising hauls come amid a growing divide within the party, as Trump and his allies threaten to support primary challengers against those who voted to impeach him — some of whom are also raking in money….
Regardless of Trump’s impact on the party, experts say the record hauls from both sides of the GOP are the result of digital fundraising and increased coverage of members in the spotlight.
“If you are a prominent politician with a high name ID that gets talked a lot about in the media, regardless of how you’re being talked about, you are going to be able to appeal to a broader set of donors and raise more money,” Heye said….