Capitol Report: Clinton campaign alarmed by Trump fundraising | Trump to call for pause on new financial regulations

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is working to beef up efforts to raise campaign cash before the fall, apparently rattled by the size of Donald Trump’s July fundraising haul.

Politico writes the campaign is sending the candidate, running mate Tim Kaine and former President Bill Clinton on an all-out financial sprint through August while explicitly warning top fundraisers they need to pick up the pace. Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook wrote in an internal memo that Trump’s July haul of $80 million made a new wave of action necessary. Mook trumpeted Clinton’s own $90 million haul between the campaign and other Democratic committees but added about Trump’s: “This was far more than anyone expected — and should be a wake-up call to all Hillary supporters.

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