Lingering political blowback from the Jan. 6 ransacking of the Capitol isn’t slowing down House Republicans in their drive to recapture Congress in 2022, with their campaign committee raising nearly $20 million in March.
The National Republican Congressional Committee collected $19.1 million last month, $3.6 million more than the House GOP campaign committee has ever raised in March the year before the election. That massive haul put a big red bow on a lucrative $33.7 million first quarter that grew the NRCC’s war chest to $29.7 million, a 57% increase over where it stood at that point in the 2020 cycle, with zero debt on its books. Those figures were bolstered by hefty transfers of personal campaign funds from the No. 1 and 2 ranking House Republicans.
“Republican voters are motivated to fire Nancy Pelosi, stop Democrats’ socialist agenda, and take back the House,” NRCC spokesman Michael McAdams said in a statement, referring to the incumbent