Hillary’s Campaign Spent Record 1.2 Billion on Losing Effort | Dec 2016

Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign cost a record $1.2 Billion

– NY Post

“Hillary Clinton and her supporters spent a record $1.2 billion for her losing presidential campaign — twice as much as the winner, Donald Trump, according to the latest records.

The president-elect, who confounded critics during the campaign by saying there was no need to raise or spend $1 billion or more, ended up making do with $600 million.

Clinton’s expensive machine tore through $131.8 million in just the final weeks, finishing with about $839,000 on hand as of Nov. 28.

Team Trump spent $94.5 million in the home stretch — from Oct. 20 to Nov. 28 — and had $7.6 million left.

The figures include all spending by the campaigns, PACs and party committees.

Trump contributed $66 million from his own pocket, $34 million less than he estimated he would shell out.

Last June, Trump shrugged off skeptics who said he needed to spend $1 billion to have a chance to win.

“There’s no reason to raise that,” Trump said.

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