Open Secrets: How do Trump and Biden compare with military donors?President Donald Trump is edging out Democratic nominee Joe Biden in political donations from members of the military, even as more U.S. troops say they would vote for Biden over their current commander in chief.
Trump has raised nearly $1.1 million from military members, compared to roughly $859,000 for Biden. Trump receives far more campaign cash from members of the U.S. Air Force and beats out Biden among members of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. Biden fares better with members of the Department of Defense and U.S. Navy.
The president’s campaign cash lead with military donors was much higher when earlier this cycle when he had a larger overall fundraising advantage over Biden. That narrow lead could continue to slip when the campaigns officially report their August fundraising figures, as Biden raised record money last month.
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WNU Editor: The brass, bureaucracy , and Navy give more to candidate Joe Biden. President Trump is ahead in the other services. A Military Times poll taken a few weeks ago says Biden is ahead of Trump by 4%.