Trump demands three biggest GOP fundraisers stop using his name to make money in jab at Republicans who voted to impeach

DONALD Trump has demanded that three main Republican fundraisers stop using his name and likeness to help raise money.

A Trump advisor confirmed on Saturday that lawyers for the former president sent cease-and-desist letters to the Republican National Committee, National Republican Congressional Campaign and National Republican Senate Campaign.

The letters asked the groups to stop using his name and likeness on fundraising emails and merchandise.

The advisor said that Trump is sensitive to the use of his name and likeness for branding purposes, especially since the groups in question have supported Republicans who voted against him in his second impeachment trial.

Seven Republican senators voted to impeach Trump over the January 6 attack where the former president's supporters stormed the Capitol building.

Trump is reportedly using his Save America SuperPAC to raise money for his own hand-picked Republican candidates in the 2022 congressional elections, Reuters reported.

Some of those candidates are expected to challenge Republican incumbents who Trump would rather not hold office.

In a statement to Politico on Saturday, Trump confirmed that he would campaign against Alaska's Republican Sen Lisa Murkowski, who was one of the seven who voted to impeach.

"I will not be endorsing, under any circumstances, the failed candidate from the great state of Alaska, Lisa Murkowski.

"She represents her state badly and her country even worse. I do not know where other people will be next year, but I know where I will be – in Alaska campaigning against a disloyal and very bad senator."

During a speech at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida, Trump suggested that he may run for president again in 2024.

"Who knows, I might even decided to beat them for a third time," Trump said during his speech, restating his widely-disproven claim that he actually beat Democratic candidate – and now President – Joe Biden in the 2020 election.

"The incredible journey that we've begun together, and it's far from being over," Trump said during his speech.

"Our work is just getting started and in the end, we will win. We've been doing a lot of winning.

"We will be victorious and America will be stronger and greater than ever before."

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