Of course he accepts donations. Some would probably not vote for him if he didn’t. His point is he won’t accept funds from lobbyists or corporations, usually money with strings attached, which is how everyone else besides Sanders fund their campaigns. These politicians are bought and paid for and once in office they keep their donors happy through favorable legislation and suddenly all the promises made to voters become their last priority. It should also be noted that every other candidate has up till now spent over $100 million dollars running for office and Trump has not spent much more than that $8 million. No matter what argument, i think i would rather have the guy who knows how to effectively and wisely spend a limited amount of money be the one to attempt to balance our budget and try to get us out of debt. And thats just one of the things he has talked about improving as president.