Mitt Romney has shown himself the master of raising five- and six-figure checks for his SuperPAC, but has never generated the sort of grassroots enthusiasm that gets the small online contributions flowing.
Today he launched a “One Term Fund,” aimed at ending Barack Obama’s presidency this year, and with a goal of $1 million.
But the online tally — and it’s always an open questions what’s actually being measured by these things — stopped somewhere south of $250,000 around noon, and hasn’t risen since.
UPDATE: Not stuck! It jumped by more than $250,000 in the five minutes after this item appeared online.
- Hillary Clinton returned to the public arena in one of her first political appearances since the election, urging Democrats to "keep fighting."
- President Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, where he lashed out at the media and defended his agenda.
- The White House strongly denies reports that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus urged the FBI to undermine stories linking Trump to Russia.
- Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed with a chemical weapon last week at an airport in Malaysia.