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‘I feel right in doing this': Nikki Haley donors keep giving, despite Trump's lead

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As one Republican presidential candidate falls behind another, her campaign continues to raise significant funds. Donors who have made substantial contributions to a political action committee supporting the candidate believe that even if she doesn’t win, their donations can serve as a protest against the takeover of the party by another candidate. These donors view the candidate as a counterforce to certain talking points of the leading candidate, and as a representative of the Reagan wing of the party. Despite her current standing, these donors continue to support her and believe that she can still make a difference.