What’s more, the Times reported Saturday that more than $135 million has been refunded to donors by Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee and their shared accounts in the 2020 cycle through June 2021.

A Times investigation earlier this year found that Trump’s political operation last year automatically enrolled their online donors into recurring donations every week until Election Day.

Donors would have to manually uncheck a box on digital donation forms if they wished to opt out of the weekly donation, the Times reported. A second pre-selected box withdrew another donation. The Trump campaign made the disclaimer “increasingly opaque” by including it amongst bold and capitalized text, according to the newspaper.

The tactic led to demands for refunds from supporters and a slew of credit card fraud complaints, the Times reported.

Citing newly released records from the Federal Election Commission, the Times…

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