Political Fundraiser: Campaigns Should 'Just Stop' Asking For Money

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 1:00pm
Updated: Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 3:51pm

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Recent fundraising numbers show Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly continuing to bring in money that analysts say is reminiscent of presidential campaigns. Though her financial figures aren’t as strong as Kelly’s, Sen. Martha McSally has still raised millions. At the state level, a number of candidates are bringing in healthy sums into six figures.

But what about raising money for a political campaign while people are suffering from COVID-19 and businesses are closing?

Valley political fundraiser Tysen Schlink has some strong opinions about that. A recent tweet of his goes this way:

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The Show spoke with Schlink to discuss what drove him to write that tweet and some others in the same vein.

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