Trump Touts Support from Working Class: ‘Biden Donors Were Wall St’
'Our donors were police officers, farmers, everyday citizens'
President Donald Trump said he has strong support among America’s working- and middle-class citizens in the 2020 presidential election, while noting Joe Biden was backed by Wall Street.
While Biden was backed by all the nation’s largest banks, the President noted his candidacy was supported by a working-class coalition.
“At the national level, our opponents’ major donors were Wall Street bankers and special interests,” Trump said.
“Our donors were police officers, farmers, everyday citizens.”
Multiracial working- and the middle-class coalition have embraced Trump's economic nationalism over Biden’s globalism.
Biden's record on free trade, mass immigration, support for foreign wars, and increased foreign competition has been noted in his 47 years in politics.
According to a Bloomberg News analysis, the former Vice President's donations came from the rich and upper-middle-class with careers at Big Tech corporations such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple.
Biden also saw donations come in from employees at big banks such as Wells Fargo, corporations such as AT&T, and universities such as Columbia University:
But Trump gained support from working- and middle-class Americans, including the New York Police Department, the U.S. Marines, and the United States Military.
Biden's biggest donors included:
Trump’s biggest donors were:
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Biden’s donor list included over 30 executives with ties to Wall Street, according to a Breitbart News report ahead of the election.
According to a CNN analysis, “all the big banks” backed Biden, as Wall Street donors poured mover $74 million into his campaign.