Key Trump-backed Republican challengers were heavily outraised by their Republican primary opponents late last year, newly filed financial reports show.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), more than quadrupled the fourth-quarter fundraising haul of her top primary opponent, fellow Republican Harriet Hageman.
Cheney’s $2 million haul, her best-ever fundraising quarter, came as she spearheaded efforts to investigate Trump’s role in the January 6 Capitol attack — triggering the ex-president’s fury. Hageman reported raising $443,000.
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Rep. Liz Cheney reported raising $2.05 million in Q4 of last year and in the first three quarters of 2021, raised roughly $6 million, for a total of $7.22 million over the entirety of 2021.
Hageman, her closest challenger has brought in about $745,000.https://t.co/oPwRuIv5ya
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