All informed, the Trump marketing campaign paid greater than a dozen legislation corporations, together with $1.6 million to Kasowitz Benson Torres, greater than $500,000 to Jones Day and about $600,000 to Dechert. The legislation agency of Kurt Hilbert, who was on Mr. Trump’s phone call pressuring the Republican secretary of state in Georgia, Brad Raffensperger, to “discover” votes to overturn the election consequence, was paid greater than $480,000. A $3 million fee went to the Wisconsin Elections Fee to pay for a recount.
One main Republican donor, C. Boyden Grey, who contributed greater than $2 million to Republicans within the 2020 cycle, additionally supplied authorized consulting for Mr. Trump, incomes $114,000.
The Trump operation continued to spend on fund-raising, pouring hundreds of thousands right into a secretive restricted legal responsibility firm, American Made Media Consultants, for on-line and text-message promoting. Family members of Mr. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence as soon as served on the board of the corporate, which had greater than $700 million in spending move by it through the 2020 marketing campaign.
Within the postelection interval, greater than $63 million in spending flowed by the corporate from committees linked to Mr. Trump.
The Republican Nationwide Committee ended the 12 months with greater than $80 million within the financial institution after the fund-raising blitz, and the social gathering is entitled to a share of the $63 million extra in two shared accounts with Mr. Trump. Per an settlement, the R.N.C. collected 25 cents for each greenback Mr. Trump raised on-line by their joint account in December.
Considered one of Mr. Trump’s shared committees with the R.N.C. spent practically $235,000 on books by an organization, Reagan Investments, that has additionally finished work for a PAC managed by Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. The Trump marketing campaign provided signed copies of a ebook by Mr. Cruz final fall to donors who gave $75 or extra.
And, as they’ve for the reason that starting of his candidacy in 2015, Mr. Trump’s marketing campaign accounts patronized his companies within the postelection interval.