The Republican National Committee added July 2018 to its list of record-breaking fundraising periods, raising $14.2 million last month.
The figure is the most the RNC has raised in any July of a non-presidential election year, CBS News reports. The latest monthly total brings the RNC’s fundraising haul this election cycle to $227.2 million.
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said in a statement to CBS News that the Democratic Party lacks a platform outside of resisting President Donald Trump while the Republicans work to defend their majorities through an aggressive ground game.
“We’ve used our unprecedented grassroots support to build the biggest field program we’ve ever had to defend our House and Senate majorities,” McDaniel said. “History might be against us, but we’re making sure every voter knows we’re the party of results. All the Democrats have is resistance.”
Read more at the Washington Free Beacon.