What does it take to stage a welcome-to-the-neighborhood blowout? President Trump raised $107 million for his inauguration festivities, shattering previous records. The former titleholder, Barack Obama, raised half that, $53.2 million, in 2009 — though Obama imposed far stricter limits on amounts and sources of donations.
At least 47 people or organizations gave $1 million or more to the Trump welcome wagon, and more than 250 gave $100,000 and above; those 250 provided 91 percent of the inaugural committee’s funds. Obama had 82 six-figure donors in 2013, and four that hit $1 million….Read more
by Ashley BalcerzakSource: 250 donors shelled out $100k or more for Trump’s inauguration, providing 91% of funds