Mega-Donors Bailing On Trump In Droves

MESA, ARIZONA - OCTOBER 09: U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) strikes a pose at a campaign rally attended by former U.S. President Donald Trump at Legacy Sports USA on October 09, 2022 in Mesa, Arizona. Trump was stumping for Arizona GOP candidates, including gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake, ahead of the midterm election on November 8. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • GOP megadonors Robert Mercer and daughter Rebekah Mercer have no current plans to help former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign for the White House.
  • The Mercers, who were among Trump’s major benefactors during his first run for president in 2016, are distancing themselves from the former commander in chief’s latest White House bid.
  • Federal Election Commission records indicate that after spending millions to help get Trump elected in 2016, both Mercers have largely cut back their support.

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