With less than three months until the election, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has still yet to spend a dime on TV commercials.
The sum — or lack thereof — was confirmed in a recent update from NBC News and tracking firm Advertising Analytics, which have been jointly charting spending throughout the election cycle.
The few pro-Trump TV spots that have aired came from assorted PACs and outside groups, which have spent a combined total of $12.4 million on the Republican nominee’s behalf.
By contrast, Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign had racked up bills totaling nearly 20 times as much by this stage in the election — about $233 million. And that doesn’t even account for the $90 million kicked in by his biggest surrogate PAC. …