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Draft FPP WinRed
WinRed is a Trump-endorsed GOP competitor to ActBlue. Republican candidates were <a href="https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2019/07/16/backlash_ensues_as_rncs_winred_fundraising_hammer_falls.html">'strong-armed'</a> into using it after the GOP sent cease-and-desist letter to shut down rival <a href="https://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/17/gop-fundraising-rival-1418073">give.gop</a>--one consultant calls it a <a href="https://www.campaignsandelections.com/campaign-insider/consultants-push-back-on-rnc-pressure-over-winred">'travesty'</a>. While give.gop's commission rates are lower (meaning a larger share of donations go to candidates), it's been up and running for ten years, and it already had relationships with thousands of candidates, <a href="<a href="https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-winred-kushner_n_5d27bcf8e4b0060b11e9cbf5">">WinRed</a> offers the advantage that it "will potentially funnel millions of extra dollars to a firm owned by Gerrit Lansing, a former RNC staffer who left his White House job only three weeks into the administration after reportedly failing his FBI background screening." Processing fees will also be paid to Stripe, a company that has Jared Kushner's brother as a major investor.