The U.S. Senate campaign for former WWE CEO Linda
McMahon has released fourth quarter 2011
fundraising, revealing contribution from WWE
employees, McMahon family members, Donald Trump,
Bonnie Hammer, long-time WWE attorney Jerry
McDevitt, and famous executive Jack Welch.
The total of individual contributions was $326,646
and Linda McMahon contributed $770,000 of her own
money to the campaign during the fourth quarter.
Removing expenditures, the campaign reported that
$227,061 cash was on-hand at the end of the fourth
The following are noteworthy contributions from
-- Billionaire Donald Trump made a contribution of
$5,000, broken up into two $2,500 donations. Since
2007, WWE has contributed $5.0 million to Trump's
foundation following Trump's involvement in WWE
-- Linda's daughter, WWE executive Stephanie McMahon
Levesque donated $2,500.
-- Linda's son-in-law, WWE wrestler/executive Triple
H (Paul Levesque) donated $2,500. Hunter's
occupation is listed as "executive/performer."
-- Attorney Jerry McDevitt contributed $7,500,
broken up into three $2,500 donations for the
primary election, general election, and another
-- NBCU executive/long-time WWE TV partner Bonnie
Hammer contributed $1,000.
-- WWE executive Basil DeVito, Jr. contributed $500.
-- Author/former executive John F. "Jack" Welch
contributed $2,500 and his wife, Suzy Welch,
contributed $2,500. They are listed as residing in