Trump lent his campaign team $10.8m and $325,699.88 on his campaign red hats



Donald Trump the billionaire mogul-turned-presidential candidate lent his own campaign a whooping sum of more than $10.8m in a loan that replicates himself, government-mandated disclosures revealed on Sunday. It will amuse you to know that his campaign team have spent well more than $325,000 on those popular “Make America Great Again” hats.

The disclosures gave a deeper insights into the campaigns expenditure, on the other hand Jeb Bush’s average donations per day went down with his poll numbers, from more than $500,000 to less than $90,000 over the course of October, November and December 2015. A Super Pac(Political action committee) associated with Hillary Clinton spent $300 on shredding, and got millions from the billionaire George Soros.

His campaign also appears to have spent well more than $325,000 on those “Make America Great Again” hats.

Politico calculated the total hat expenditures at about $450,000, as part of some $940,000 on campaign memorabilia.

Trump rocked the hat – which has his campaign slogan he burrowed from Ronald Reagan featured on it– through the majority of his upstart campaign with the New York Times quickly declaring it an “ironic must-have fashion accessory”.

The official Trump campaign hats are manufactured by a company called Cali-Fame, in Carson, California, they had to hire 20 additional employees once it became the billionaires hipster hat-maker of choice, according to a Los Angeles Fox affiliate.

The workers who stitch the hats are mostly Latinos – a group the Trump has aggressively criticized in the course of his campaign with sweeping anti-immigration policy proposals including building a wall between the US and Mexico. Cali-Fame company president Brian Kennedy told the Los Angeles Times that he had to calm and encourage his 80% Latino workforce when the orders started coming in from Trump. “I said to them, ‘we’re not political. We’re here to work,'” Kennedy told the Times.