How Trump's fundraising could benefit his post-White House political life




(CNN)One email asks for donations to "Stop the Left from trying to steal the Election." Another offers a "COUNT ALL LEGAL VOTES" T-shirt in exchange for a $30 contribution. A third, signed by Eric Trump, asks for $5 "IMMEDIATELY to support the official Election Defense Fund."

All these missives from President Donald Trump's political operation landed in supporters' inboxes Monday morning claiming to solicit funds to help Trump fund recounts and legal challenges to overturn the election results. 
But the legal fine print on each shows that a new Trump fundraising arm, Save America, actually will get the first cut of any money that comes in. And because spending rules for leadership PACs are so loose, campaign-finance experts warn that Save America could easily become a political slush fund for Trump and those close to him.
 
Here's a closer look at the President's recent fundraising efforts and his new fundraising vehicle Save America:

What's Save America?

Save America is a leadership PAC that Trump launched less than a week after the election.

Source: BBC News

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