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Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign

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Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign - Bloomberg Politics
Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign


“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from his own fundraising estimate of $1 billion, refusing to commit to collecting even half that amount, and saying his campaign didn't need much money to win the White House.

Trump, who has held just two major fundraising events since agreeing three weeks ago to help the party raise cash, said he would rely instead more on his own star power as a former reality-TV personality to earn free media, and has no specific goals for how much money his campaign needs…………….

It seems the Trumpster got the memo from the GOP “money men” who said they will not be wasting their money on a sinking ship…….
But are going to do all they can to mitigate the down-ballot disaster with Trump on the top of the ballot…….. They are aware that the Senate is a lost cause……and fill focus their money to stop the loss of GOP control in the House……….
Yall have no idea of how devastating the Trumpster’s out-of-control histrionics has hurt the GOP and still live in a dream world of a Trump victory………..
Sorry guys…….

…yall best wake up and understand Trump is a loser and there will be no HRC indictment ………and it really takes a billion dollars to be competitive
 

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Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign - Bloomberg Politics
Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign


“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from his own fundraising estimate of $1 billion, refusing to commit to collecting even half that amount, and saying his campaign didn't need much money to win the White House.

Trump, who has held just two major fundraising events since agreeing three weeks ago to help the party raise cash, said he would rely instead more on his own star power as a former reality-TV personality to earn free media, and has no specific goals for how much money his campaign needs…………….

It seems the Trumpster got the memo from the GOP “money men” who said they will not be wasting their money on a sinking ship…….
But are going to do all they can to mitigate the down-ballot disaster with Trump on the top of the ballot…….. They are aware that the Senate is a lost cause……and fill focus their money to stop the loss of GOP control in the House……….
Yall have no idea of how devastating the Trumpster’s out-of-control histrionics has hurt the GOP and still live in a dream world of a Trump victory………..
Sorry guys…….

…yall best wake up and understand Trump is a loser and there will be no HRC indictment ………and it really takes a billion dollars to be competitive

Trump has managed to run a comparatively cheap campaign so far. I don't think he needs to run a billion dollar campaign, but that might change if he heeds the warning from party leaders that he needs to at least pretend to be a decent human being moving forward.
 

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Trump has managed to run a comparatively cheap campaign so far. I don't think he needs to run a billion dollar campaign, but that might change if he heeds the warning from party leaders that he needs to at least pretend to be a decent human being moving forward.

Mr. Trump does not have a staff or a procedure to get donations into the bank in a timely manner............ He does not have state organizations to direct an organized "Elect Donald" strategy......... He does not have an organized organization to develop and disseminate election strategies............he has no rapid response team and talking heads with standing to answer/object/ deny rumors/claims and other objections of his run for president...........

Nor does he have purchased commercial air time in any of the nations media market.......

Sorry, bur everyone who is studied up on this knows it will take at least $1 billion dollars to run a nation wide campaign to be elected.........

BTW

Donald takes no advice......plus he does not have the discipline to play the part of decent human being................for even one 24 hour cycle............
 

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Mr. Trump does not have a staff or a procedure to get donations into the bank in a timely manner............ He does not have state organizations to direct an organized "Elect Donald" strategy......... He does not have an organized organization to develop and disseminate election strategies............he has no rapid response team and talking heads with standing to answer/object/ deny rumors/claims and other objections of his run for president...........

Nor does he have purchased commercial air time in any of the nations media market.......

Sorry, bur everyone who is studied up on this knows it will take at least $1 billion dollars to run a nation wide campaign to be elected.........

BTW

Donald takes no advice......plus he does not have the discipline to play the part of decent human being................for even one 24 hour cycle............

Yet he managed to become the Republican nominee spending only a fraction of what Hillary or Sanders have and less than Bush, Cruz, Rubio, and even Carson. Hes lived without major donors so far. The man knows how to get the visibility he needs without spending enormous sums of money.
 
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Yet he managed to become the Republican nominee spending only a fraction of what Hillary or Sanders have and less than Bush, Cruz, Rubio, and even Carson. Hes lived without major donors so far. The man knows how to get the visibility he needs without spending enormous sums of money.

Trump was able to get.........as been estimated $2 billion dollars of TV time.............

But that was for a primary.........

A general election is a different story......

Oh sure Trump can run it on the cheap (because he has no money to do it other wise) but he will lose big-time............. crushed by the landslide........

What I say has no political bias one way or the other...........It is well know fact of what's needed to run an effective national campaign for president...........and even then one can lose......

There is a web site called Open Secrets which publishes infor mation about the donations and use of the money in politics.........Check it out
 

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Trump has managed to run a comparatively cheap campaign so far. I don't think he needs to run a billion dollar campaign, but that might change if he heeds the warning from party leaders that he needs to at least pretend to be a decent human being moving forward.

Thats because of the media talking about Trump 24/7 and the Trump-tards on fox news and talk radio having a circle jerk about Trump.****, any candidate's campaign would be cheap if they had all that free publicity.
 

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Yet he managed to become the Republican nominee spending only a fraction of what Hillary or Sanders have and less than Bush, Cruz, Rubio, and even Carson. Hes lived without major donors so far. The man knows how to get the visibility he needs without spending enormous sums of money.

He managed to get the nominee because of all the free publicity, open primary states that allow parties to rat **** the other party's primary, people being allowed to switch to another party while the primary is going on in order to rat **** the other party's primary.
 

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Trump was able to get.........as been estimated $2 billion dollars of TV time.............

But that was for a primary.........

A general election is a different story......

Oh sure Trump can run it on the cheap (because he has no money to do it other wise) but he will lose big-time............. crushed by the landslide........

What I say has no political bias one way or the other...........It is well know fact of what's needed to run an effective national campaign for president...........and even then one can lose......

There is a web site called Open Secrets which publishes infor mation about the donations and use of the money in politics.........Check it out

What makes you think he won't continue to get the free publicity? Why does he need 1 billion dollars? Just fly around the country and make speeches and ask for votes like he's been doing. After all he has received the most votes in the history of the republican primary.
 

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He managed to get the nominee because of all the free publicity, open primary states that allow parties to rat **** the other party's primary, people being allowed to switch to another party while the primary is going on in order to rat **** the other party's primary.

What makes you think his current strategy won't work? You think the media is going to black him out? They need him for ratings, he uses them to get his message out. I think that will continue and if so it will in effect have the same impact as raising 1 billion dollars.
 

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Thats because of the media talking about Trump 24/7 and the Trump-tards on fox news and talk radio having a circle jerk about Trump.****, any candidate's campaign would be cheap if they had all that free publicity.

And if it continues? Does that mean he is actually right and does not need to raise one billion dollars?
 

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What makes you think his current strategy won't work? You think the media is going to black him out? They need him for ratings, he uses them to get his message out. I think that will continue and if so it will in effect have the same impact as raising 1 billion dollars.

The mainstream media wants Clinton as president a hell lot more than they do Trump. So yes they will black him out. If they don't black him out it will be to demonize him and do a Palin job on him.They won't attack him on illegal immigration because by now the media should have figured out that most Americans don't suck the testicles of the illegal alien lobby like liberals and RINOs in the media do. They will use Trump's past to metaphorically hit him on the back of his with a brick. There will be interviews with the Vera Cokings of the world whose property Trump attempted to take or did take for his business through eminent domain. There will be interviews with the people Trump said he liked but later tried to ruin because he couldn't get his way.There will be stories by alleged black former employees who said they had to hide out of site anytime Trump showed up on the premises. The only interviews with Trump will be to make him look like a fool. Trump will need money buy ads in various media outlets and formats.
 

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And if it continues? Does that mean he is actually right and does not need to raise one billion dollars?

The mainstream media got what they want by ensuring Clinton will have a easy victory in the general election by helping Trump win the GOP nomination. Trump is now the GOP nominee so the mainstread media has no reason to give Trump any more publicity. The only free publicity Trump will get is on FOX and by various Trump-tards on talk radio.
 

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The mainstream media wants Clinton as president a hell lot more than they do Trump. So yes they will black him out. If they don't black him out it will be to demonize him and do a Palin job on him.They won't attack him on illegal immigration because by now the media should have figured out that most Americans don't suck the testicles of the illegal alien lobby like liberals and RINOs in the media do. They will use Trump's past to metaphorically hit him on the back of his with a brick. There will be interviews with the Vera Cokings of the world whose property Trump attempted to take or did take for his business through eminent domain. There will be interviews with the people Trump said he liked but later tried to ruin because he couldn't get his way.There will be stories by alleged black former employees who said they had to hide out of site anytime Trump showed up on the premises. The only interviews with Trump will be to make him look like a fool. Trump will need money buy ads in various media outlets and formats.

Ad's are not as effective as they used to be, people now have access to information like never before and can fact check any misleading ads. Also Trump has proven to have no problem debunking or explaining away everything they have thrown at him so far, what makes you think he won't continue to be successful at that?

Everything that would work against your normal politician does not seem to work against him. Of course time will tell.
 

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The mainstream media got what they want by ensuring Clinton will have a easy victory in the general election by helping Trump win the GOP nomination. Trump is now the GOP nominee so the mainstread media has no reason to give Trump any more publicity. The only free publicity Trump will get is on FOX and by various Trump-tards on talk radio.

Fox is the most watched and "Trusted" mainstream media news station though. I predict CNN will not stop covering Trump, he provides them with ratings they are not willing to let go of. I think his free publicity will continue and money spent on Ad's is a huge waste of money this election.
 

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Seeing how Trump constantly flip flops there will probably be another article where Trump says the opposite, unless of course this is the flip flop article and he already said the complete opposite sometime awhile ago.
How about his claims of being so hugely rich that he would self-finance his campaign. I recognize his great ability to endear himself to the media, but now that it's the real deal how about he began forking a part of his huuuuge fortune over to transform what looks like a slapdash campaign into something serious that will hold its own!
Unless he does not have that kind of money at hand, which would explain why he won't publish his tax papers!

What makes you think his current strategy won't work? You think the media is going to black him out? They need him for ratings, he uses them to get his message out. I think that will continue and if so it will in effect have the same impact as raising 1 billion dollars.

My theory is that he won't be able go on saturing the media with his presence like he did before, because journalists are increasingly pushing back, calling his lies directly to his face.
Remember the interview with Jack Trapper, so embarrassing!
At some point, such constant and glaring embarassment will have to damage his campaign, when people will wake up to see the consumate con man he is!
For example Trump decided all of a sudden not to appear or call Morning Joe on Msnbc, just because the 2 TV hosts have started to act less friendly towards him!
I think that's a telltale sign of what is to come for him!
 

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My theory is that he won't be able go on saturing the media with his presence like he did before, because journalists are increasingly pushing back, calling his lies directly to his face.
Remember the interview with Jack Trapper, so embarrassing!
At some point, such constant and glaring embarassment will have to damage his campaign, when people will wake up to see the consumate con man he is!
For example Trump decided all of a sudden not to appear or call Morning Joe on Msnbc, just because the 2 TV hosts have started to act less friendly towards him!
I think that's a telltale sign of what is to come for him!

That's a good point i didn't know about that, although he is not obligated to speak to them every week like he pretty much has been doing. Notice though that it's still on his terms not theirs, they would love to have him (Ratings). Also part of the issue is that the "con man" label hasn't quite stuck to him in a way that is significant. Anything that is slightly shady he refutes with "well i was a business man" which in the case of the housing crisis was true. Everybody with half a brain knows about Sell high and Buy low.

If the Media all of a sudden starts to get tougher with him he will simply ask why they are not doing the same to Hillary, exposing them of hypocrisy and bias, negating the intended effect of the tough questions.
 

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..and if he was spending a billion $ to get elected, the cry would be that he was buying the election or was being bought by special interest group donors...
 

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Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign - Bloomberg Politics
Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign


“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from his own fundraising estimate of $1 billion, refusing to commit to collecting even half that amount, and saying his campaign didn't need much money to win the White House.

Trump, who has held just two major fundraising events since agreeing three weeks ago to help the party raise cash, said he would rely instead more on his own star power as a former reality-TV personality to earn free media, and has no specific goals for how much money his campaign needs…………….

It seems the Trumpster got the memo from the GOP “money men” who said they will not be wasting their money on a sinking ship…….
But are going to do all they can to mitigate the down-ballot disaster with Trump on the top of the ballot…….. They are aware that the Senate is a lost cause……and fill focus their money to stop the loss of GOP control in the House……….
Yall have no idea of how devastating the Trumpster’s out-of-control histrionics has hurt the GOP and still live in a dream world of a Trump victory………..
Sorry guys…….

…yall best wake up and understand Trump is a loser and there will be no HRC indictment ………and it really takes a billion dollars to be competitive

He doesn't need much money when the media gives him this $2 billion free ride he's been on thus far.
 

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Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign - Bloomberg Politics
Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign


“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from his own fundraising estimate of $1 billion, refusing to commit to collecting even half that amount, and saying his campaign didn't need much money to win the White House.

Trump, who has held just two major fundraising events since agreeing three weeks ago to help the party raise cash, said he would rely instead more on his own star power as a former reality-TV personality to earn free media, and has no specific goals for how much money his campaign needs…………….

It seems the Trumpster got the memo from the GOP “money men” who said they will not be wasting their money on a sinking ship…….
But are going to do all they can to mitigate the down-ballot disaster with Trump on the top of the ballot…….. They are aware that the Senate is a lost cause……and fill focus their money to stop the loss of GOP control in the House……….
Yall have no idea of how devastating the Trumpster’s out-of-control histrionics has hurt the GOP and still live in a dream world of a Trump victory………..
Sorry guys…….

…yall best wake up and understand Trump is a loser and there will be no HRC indictment ………and it really takes a billion dollars to be competitive

I've said it before and will keep saying it. Trump does not want to win. He's in this for the publicity.
 

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Yet he managed to become the Republican nominee spending only a fraction of what Hillary or Sanders have and less than Bush, Cruz, Rubio, and even Carson. Hes lived without major donors so far. The man knows how to get the visibility he needs without spending enormous sums of money.

That all depends on the press attending his press conferences.
 

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What makes you think he won't continue to get the free publicity? Why does he need 1 billion dollars? Just fly around the country and make speeches and ask for votes like he's been doing. After all he has received the most votes in the history of the republican primary.

To fund the basics of a major campagin? Supporting down ballot races? Creating a staff needed for getting the vote out?
 

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To fund the basics of a major campagin? Supporting down ballot races? Creating a staff needed for getting the vote out?

Do you not call the other 16 Republican candidate primary campaigns major campaigns? Do you not consider the 100+ Million( $100,000,000!!!!) Dollars Jeb raised an attempt at a serious campaign? What has been proven is that Presidential Campaigns are mostly a racket where everybody involved is getting paid (over paid at that). All that money is not necessary if a candidate has enough pull/charisma and a message that compels people to come out and listen. Those things are priceless and have a much bigger impact on success over "creating a staff needed for getting the vote out".

Down ballets? They should be able to stand on their own two feet and get elected by the people, raise their own money, and create their own staff. If they can't do that... :violin
 

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Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign - Bloomberg Politics
Trump Says 'No Reason' to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign


“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from his own fundraising estimate of $1 billion, refusing to commit to collecting even half that amount, and saying his campaign didn't need much money to win the White House.

Trump, who has held just two major fundraising events since agreeing three weeks ago to help the party raise cash, said he would rely instead more on his own star power as a former reality-TV personality to earn free media, and has no specific goals for how much money his campaign needs…………….

It seems the Trumpster got the memo from the GOP “money men” who said they will not be wasting their money on a sinking ship…….
But are going to do all they can to mitigate the down-ballot disaster with Trump on the top of the ballot…….. They are aware that the Senate is a lost cause……and fill focus their money to stop the loss of GOP control in the House……….
Yall have no idea of how devastating the Trumpster’s out-of-control histrionics has hurt the GOP and still live in a dream world of a Trump victory………..
Sorry guys…….

…yall best wake up and understand Trump is a loser and there will be no HRC indictment ………and it really takes a billion dollars to be competitive

Are you tired of all the goofy trump posts yet ? A conservative with a love affair with HRC , now that's just precious !!! :lamo
 

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I've said it before and will keep saying it. Trump does not want to win. He's in this for the publicity.

This.

This is what my brain struggles with. How on earth could this campaign (the way it has went so far) possibly help him back in the private sector? Any ideas? He almost got banned from the UK for crying out loud. What does he have to gain?
 
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