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on January 19, 2017 in World News

Trump Beats Every Modern President’s Total After Raising $100 Million for Inauguration Day

President-elect Donald Trump likes setting records, and this is one record that his fans are going to love. According to The Associated Press, Trump has raised almost twice the money for his inauguration than any other president in history. Fox News reports that the previous record was $55 million for Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009. Trump, meanwhile, has raised $100 million for the 2017 festivities, easily dwarfing Obama’s record. Many of the larger donations came from corporations like Chevron and Boeing — the latter of which has been a frequent sparring partner with Trump over the cost of...

President-elect Donald Trump likes setting records, and this is one record that his fans are going to love. According to The Associated Press, Trump has raised almost twice the money for his inauguration than any other president in history....

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