EXCLUSIVE — Accumulating resources as he aims to win back the House of Representatives majority in the 2022 midterm elections, House GOP leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy brought in $14.7 million in fundraising the past three months.
McCarthy’s July-September third quarter haul, shared first with Fox News on Tuesday, brings the minority leader’s total fundraising so far this year to $57.8 million, the most a House Republican has ever raised in an off-election year. McCarthy broke his own record, which he set during the first nine months of 2019 by raising $41.6 million.
According to aides, McCarthy’s third quarter fundraising came from over 40,000 donors, and McCarthy for Congress had $7 million cash on hand as of the beginning of October.
WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 27: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks at a press conference at the Capitol building on August 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
“I want to thank all our contributors who helped make this a record-breaking quarter. With 13 months to go, the contrast is stark — Republicans nationwide are fired up to take back the House, while