Booker's super PAC raised only $1.125 million. But its founder Steve Phillips told me and last December he had $4 million in commitments then. Of the $1.125 million, $1 million came from Phillips's wife. Here's what he says now:
The Q2 fundraising figures so far: Buttigieg: $24.8 million Biden: 21.5 Warren: 19.1 Sanders: 18 Harris: 12 ... Inslee: 3 Castro: 2.8 Bennet: 2.8 Yang 2.8 Gillibrand 2.3 Bullock 2 Hickenlooper: 1.15 Ryan .9 The big mystery: Beto O'Rourke
It is 8 pm on filing day and Beto O'Rourke campaign hasn't said a peep. In April, they blasted out their figures on April 3 — 12 days ahead of the deadline.
Gillibrand spent $4.2 million and raised $2.3 million. Her campaign is subsisting off the money she transferred from her Senate bid. She still has $8.2 million cash on hand — likely more than anyone else polling where she is polling.
The Democratic fundraising race: Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million in the last quarter, followed by Joe Biden, who raised $21.5 million; Elizabeth Warren, $19.1 million; Senator Bernie Sanders, $18 million; and Senator Kamala Harris, nearly $12 million.
Beto O’Rourke’s Fund-Raising Falters as 2020 Democrats Announce Finances