Trump's war chest one of smallest in recent presidential campaigns

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in DelawareBy Ginger Gibson and Grant Smith WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump could go down as the least well-funded presidential candidate in recent campaigns – entering the final month of the election still without the cash to match the level of staff and advertising that has helped power the campaign of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. With less than three weeks until the election, it is too late for Trump to amass the amount of cash he would need to unleash a spending assault that might turn his hobbled campaign around. Through the end of September, Trump raised a total of $163 million – a far cry from Clinton’s $449 million.

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