(None of this has showed up in American media thus far, so the Independent gets the scoop!)
Misinformation accusing Texas Democrat of receiving illegal donations from state party goes viral after massive fundraising haul. It remained unclear where the misleading accusations (by Xavier Perez) stemmed from and whether they were based on a misunderstanding of campaign finances.
O'Rourke's director of communications Chris Evans told the Independent (UK): 'Beto's grassroots campaign raised a record-breaking $6,136,763 online from individuals in the first 24 hours after launching. Each and every single dollar of that came online from people, not from PACs, corporations, special interests or in the way described in this completely false tweet.'