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Nikki Haley Wastes $76.4M in SC, NH, IA Defeats to Donald Trump

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley lost $76.4 million in her efforts to defeat former President Donald Trump in the first three Republican primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.

The huge amount of money spent in the first three primaries of the 2024 cycle shows how strong Trump’s grassroots support is across the country.

The money spent also reveals the number of resources Republicans did not spend to defeat President Joe Biden.

ahead of Saturday’s election. Haley insisted she would not withdraw from the race until Super Tuesday, March 5th.

Below are the funds spent by political action committees and her campaign in the first three contests.

After Haley’s loss in South Carolina on Saturday, it is unclear how much money she will be able to raise to continue her campaign in the coming weeks. Haley and her super PAC had $15 million in cash in hand as of the end of January, according to Federal Election Commission filings.

Advisors to several political megadonors said their donor base began cutting off all future funding to Haley’s campaign in January after she lost the crucial New Hampshire Republican primary. . washington post.

LinkedIn co-founder and Democratic billionaire donor Reid Hoffman has suspended donations to the pro-Haley PAC. “We invested in Gov. Haley because we thought she had a good chance of winning. Hoffmann advisor Dmitri Melhorn said she was equipped with new evidence to convince her that more money could help her win. We will need to see new litigation.” Said of wall street journal.

Reid Hoffman, Chairman and Co-Founder, LinkedIn Corp., June 12, 2014 (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

For Haley, one of the megadonor’s political advisers, the financial difficulties are expected to be even greater. Said of post. “If she doesn’t win New Hampshire, she won’t have the momentum she needs to win South Carolina,” the adviser said. “And without her lane to South Carolina, she has no chance of competing on Super Tuesday.”

Wendell Husebo is a political reporter for Breitbart News and a former Republican war room analyst.he is the author of politics of slave morality.Follow Wendell “X” @WendellHusebø or society of truth @WendellHusebo.

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