Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) raised more than $87 million for Democratic candidates in 2019, her office announced Thursday morning. The record figure represents a $37.6 million increase from the $49.5 million she raised in 2017, it noted, adding that the fundraising haul included $75 million raised directly for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Pelosi’s office said she held 181 fundraising events in 54 cities.
🚨🚨Speaker Pelosi’s significant record-breaking fundraising haul for 2019 is a direct reflection of voters’ rising enthusiasm to expand our House Democratic Majority that’s been delivering meaningful progress #ForThePeople, take back the Senate and elect a Democratic President. https://t.co/2RSBJtrwXG pic.twitter.com/9ZKEo3575p
— Jorge (@jorge_aguilarDC) January 16, 2020