President Donald Trump’s longtime nemesis Rosie O’Donnell is all in against one of the president’s former campaign rivals – Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
The comedian and actress, a flaming liberal, threw her support behind Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, who is challenging the incumbent Sen. Cruz in 2018.
— ROSIE (@Rosie) May 16, 2017
A “maxed out” donation by individuals to candidates for the United States Senate is $2,700, per Federal Election Commission rules.
O’Rourke’s bid is a long shot in bright red Texas, so Sen. Cruz is taking things in stride.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) May 16, 2017
Senator Cruz is currently sitting on a massive $4.8 million war chest for his reelection campaign, according to FEC documents. So far, O’Rourke has about half a million dollars on hand, so he’ll need quite a few more liberal celebrities to max out their donations to catch up.
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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