James Sidelined by Poor Fundraising. The New York Post reports she dropped out of the Governors race after failing to attract major donors. The Brooklyn Democratic machine allegedly issued an ultimatum to raise 5 Million Dollars by January or they would otherwise endorse Kathy Hochul. Facing the inevitable, James withdrew. Money is everything in politics today. The AG did not command big bucks from fat cat contributors. In a face saving gesture, she announced her intention to remain in her present office. Indeed, she is relentlessly pursuing former President Trump. She intends to subpoena him in the new year. James Sidelined by Poor Fundraising. She proved to be no match for Hochul where it counts !!