A Justice Department investigation into Gaetz became public in late March
, just as the quarter ended
. Federal investigators are examining whether Gaetz engaged in a relationship with a woman that began when she was
17, according to people familiar with the investigation
. The House Ethics Committee also has opened an inquiry
. Gaetz has denied any wrongdoing
He started April with more than $ 2.08 million in cash reserves.
Establishment support for Liz Cheney
대표. 리즈 체니 of Wyoming
— who has faced conservative ire as the highest-ranking House Republican to vote to impeach Trump in January
— raised nearly
$ 1.54 million during the first three months of the year
, her filings show
That’s a record fundraising quarter for the No. 3 Republican in House leadership, but less than the amounts reported as of Thursday evening by some of her high-profile, Trump-supporting colleagues.
약 20% of Cheney’s money came from political action committees, including the Republican Jewish Coalition and business PACs associated with companies such as Pfizer, Comcast and Koch Industries, the industrial conglomerate run by billionaire Charles Koch.
Individual donors to Cheney included former Florida Gov. and onetime presidential candidate Jeb Bush; her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney; and Walmart heiress Christy Walton.
Thursday’s filings also offered a snapshot of the early money race as both parties gear up for the costly midterm battles for Congress.
First-year Democrats build big war chests
이것의. 라파엘 워녹‘s contest for a US Senate seat in Georgia was one of the most expensive Senate races in US history
. And the Democrat has continued raising money at a fast clip since his victory in a January special-election runoff
Warnock’s political operation raised
$ 5.7 million during the first quarter
— as he prepared to appear on the ballot again in
2022 to compete for a full six-term term
, his team told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
. He entered April with a little more than
$ 5.6 million in cash reserves
이것의. Mark Kelly of Arizona
, another first-year Democrat who will be on the ballot again in
2022, also reported a substantial cash haul
. The former astronaut raised
$ 4.4 million during his first three months in office and reported nearly
$ 4.4 million cash on hand
Another newcomer to the Senate
, California Democrat Alex Padilla
, raised nearly
$ 2.5 million in the first quarter and entered April with about
$ 2.4 million in cash on hand
, his filing shows
. Padilla was appointed to Vice President Kamala Harris
’ vacated seat and has a chance to compete for a full six-year term in