Just days before his 2017 inauguration, Donald Trump coughed up $25 million to settle allegations that he’d defrauded students at his defunct Trump University. Four years later, as he scratches and claws to avoid leaving office, Trump is teaching a final master class in separating fools from their money.
Log on to the DonaldJTrump.com campaign website these days, and you’ll be hit with a popup ad reading “1000% OFFER: EXTENDED. CONTRIBUTE NOW>>”
— Tim Dickinson (@7im) December 1, 2020
The offer is curious. 1,000 percent of what? If you click, you’re taken to a WinRed donation page and encouraged to give under time pressure:
“DEADLINE EXTENDED!” reads the enticement. “President Trump is counting on YOU to DEFEND the Election, so he asked us to EXTEND your 1000% offer for your next contribution. This offer is available FOR 1 HOUR, so you need to act fast. Please contribute ANY AMOUNT