2020 ELECTION/CAMPAIGN FINANCE/PAC: “An NBC News analysis of campaign finance filings found that in the five weeks after the election, those charged in the Capitol riot increased their political donations by about 75 percent compared to the five weeks leading up to the election. Many had made very few or no donations at all in previous years, but they began escalating their number of contributions as Trump was trying to overturn Joe Biden’s victory.

Trump and his aligned groups, including the Republican National Committee, raised $207.5 million in the 19 days after the election…

Some of those charged in connection with the riot made their first political contributions after the election, donating to Trump, the RNC or groups like the Trump Make America Great Again Committee.”

-Allan Smith, “Capitol riot suspects ramped up donations to Trump after his election defeat,” nbcnews.com, Mar. 24, 2021