President Trump is blowing the competition away when it comes to online ad spending ahead of the 2018 U.S. midterms — and he’s not even up for reelection for another two years.
According to a new tool for tracking political spending released by Google on Wednesday, Trump — via the “Trump Make America Great Again Committee” — has invested $629,500 in Google ads since the start of June. (The ad tracking tool shares data on spending since May 31 of this year.)
While Trump isn’t running in 2018, his ads are touching on several hot-button issues currently in the news.
“Liberals want to see America’s borders left wide open to let just anyoneinto our country,” reads one ad that ran on YouTube, the Google-owned video giant. “Not going to happen!”