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Biden posts massive $81M cash haul for May

Posted at 9:19 PM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 00:19:53-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden pulled in $81 million for his election effort in the month of May, a massive sum that shows the extent to which Democrats have unified behind the former vice president as he seeks to defeat Republican President Donald Trump.

Then on Monday, he raised an additional $6 million during a joint fundraising appearance with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a former rival.

The influx of cash suggests Biden won’t have difficulty raising the resources needed to compete with Trump, even in the midst of a pandemic that has tanked markets, forced many out of work, or otherwise crimped peoples’ ability to spend.