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  • Reports: Major Donors Side with Democrats Against GOP, Donald Trump (California bankrolls Dems everywere)

    10/18/2020 1:37:40 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17 2020 | NEIL MUNRO
    California donors from Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and businesses are helping Democratic Senate candidates to swamp GOP campaigns, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times. “Between June 1 and September 30, Democratic Senate candidates raised $386 million and GOP candidates raised $154 million, with [South Carolina’s Jamie] Harrison raising the most of any Senate candidate [$57 million] in a three-month period ever, according to fundraising disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday,” said the October 17 report. “Much of the money flowed from California’s large number of political contributors,” the newspaper reported.
  • Trump took photos, had roundtable with donors at Bedminster fundraiser hours before announcing Covid diagnosis

    10/04/2020 6:02:39 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | 4 October 2020 | Paul P. Murphy
    (CNN)President Donald Trump's big-dollar fundraiser at his New Jersey golf club went on as planned Thursday night despite the President and staff knowing he had been exposed to coronavirus. Trump attended three events at the fundraiser: an indoor roundtable, an indoor VIP reception -- donors had a socially distant photo opportunity with him -- and an outdoor reception, according to an event invitation obtained by CNN. Donors that gave $250,000 were able to participate in a roundtable, photo opportunity and reception with the President, according to the event invite. The roundtable included 18 donors, according to a source, and was...
  • Who Are These 'Unemployed' Donors Contributing Nearly Half of Democrat Group ActBlue's Massive Campaign Funds?

    09/13/2020 11:25:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/13/2020 | Rick Moran
    The fundraising group ActBlue is the most successful leftwing money group in the country. In 2019, they raised more than $467 million from 3.7 million donors. But there are questions where a lot of that money comes from. More than 40 percent of the cash came from donors who said they were “unemployed.” Federal law requires that political donors disclose the name of their employer in giving money. By contrast, a GOP group called WinRed raised $301.8 million in 2019 but only 5 percent of the donors were unemployed.Take Back Action Fund, a conservative group, examined the ActBlue fundraising figures....
  • Obama Privately Warns Top Dem Donors: Trump Voters ‘Glued’ to Breitbart, Fox News, Rush Limbaugh

    07/31/2020 12:38:42 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/31/2020 | Tony Lee
    Former President Barack Obama is privately telling some of the biggest and most influential donors on the left that the 2020 election will not be a lock for former Vice President Joe Biden because President Donald Trump’s voters are “glued” to outlets on the right like Breitbart News and will turn out in droves in November, according to a Thursday report in the New York Times. Obama has reportedly raised $24 million for Biden in two months by having conversations with people like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, actor George Clooney, and top party leaders. According to the Times, “donors who...
  • Houston City Council Woman Launches Harrassment Campaign against GOP Donors. We strike back.

    07/13/2020 5:46:54 AM PDT · by The Houston Courant · 10 replies
    The Houston Courant ^ | July 13th, 2020 | B. Vasoli
    Houston City Councilwoman Abbie Kamin (D) echoes any other left-wing scamp in rebuking the Texas GOP, but she showed unusual brass last week prodding her Twitter followers to phone and badger the party’s supporters. “TX GOP/SREC pulled down the sponsor list for their State Convention that they insist be IN-PERSON in #Houston during a dangerous #COVID surge + increasingly limited ICU capacity,” began Kamin’s tweetstorm last Tuesday. “Here’s the list of elected official & corporate sponsors. Feel free to call them.” Her flunkies doubtless obliged. A day later, the gentlelady from District C heralded Union Pacific’s withdrawal as a convention...
  • Minnesota Freedom Fund raises over $20M but spends $200k to bail out protesters, Internet demands transparency

    06/16/2020 5:55:46 AM PDT · by grundle · 20 replies
    meaww.com ^ | June 15, 2020 | Neetha K
    The fund is one of many across the country fighting against America’s cash bail system, which disproportionately impacts lower-income people In the weeks since the onset of the protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American at the hands of police, the Minnesota Freedom Fund gained popularity as many people, including celebrities took to donating to the nonprofit dedicated to posting posts small cash bails for people who otherwise couldn’t afford them. The fund is one of many across the country fighting against America’s cash bail system, which disproportionately impacts lower-income people. Without the resources...
  • Top 59 Lib Donors’ Spending BEATS Top 44 Conservative Donors’ Spending by $104,059,813

    04/29/2020 12:27:54 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4/29/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Multiple liberal outlets fumed at how conservative donors have funded groups who have supported lockdown protests across the country. But they avoided reporting how the left is outspending the right in this election cycle to outside groups by over $100 million. Records reveal that all top liberal donors listed by Open Secrets (59) spent a whopping $191,827,021 combined so far on liberal groups. To contrast, all the top conservative donors listed by Open Secrets (44) only spent $87,767,208 combined on conservative groups. That’s a $104,059,813 disparity. It’s not even close.
  • 'What More Does A Woman Have to Do?' Elizabeth Warren's Donors Share Their Frustrations With Her Exit

    03/07/2020 4:00:32 AM PST · by Libloather · 82 replies
    Time ^ | 3/06/20 | ALANA ABRAMSON
    It wasn’t until August 8th, 2019, months into the unofficial start of the Democratic presidential primary, that Naomi Zikmund-Fisher threw her money behind Elizabeth Warren. The 49-year-old social worker from Superior Township, Mich., had supported Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 primary. But in Warren, she saw something different: a candidate who had translated Sanders’ progressive talking points into tangible policies, and one who might actually win. She deposited $2,800 – the maximum donation an individual can give a candidate during a primary – into Warren’s campaign. “I thought she had a good chance,” Zikmund-Fisher says. “I gave to...
  • Trump Supporters Celebrate Payoff of Fundraising Efforts in California

    10/20/2019 12:18:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    KNTV-TV ^ | October 20, 2019 | Sergio Quintana
    Many supporters of President Donald Trump are celebrating new fundraising figures from California – figures that show him outpacing any single democrat, although he has not raised more than the total amount that Democrats have. The new figures are significant because they’re from so-called “small amount donors,” supporters who gave $200 or less. The figures also show that he has raised much more money than any of his Democratic rivals in what’s usually a democratic state – but the numbers also show that he’s benefiting from being the only viable Republican in the race. Between July and September Trump has...
  • Wall Street Warns Warren [semi-satire]

    09/29/2019 8:39:59 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Sep 2019 | John Semmens
    Corporate Financiers and big business executives who normally donate to the Democratic Party have expressed uneasiness with the aggressively socialist policy prescriptions of the party’s 2020 presidential contenders. One frightened donor averred that “we can tolerate the Party’s longstanding practice of taking a piece of the action on programs that funnel money to our firms, but now it sounds like they want to carve us up like the proverbial golden goose. I don’t know how we can continue to fund candidates intent on punishing us.” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) professed herself “untroubled by talk of a corporate reluctance to donate...
  • Wall Street Dem donors warn the party: We’ll sit out, back Trump, if you nominate Elizabeth Warren

    09/26/2019 7:56:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 26, 2019 | Brian Schwartz
    Democratic donors on Wall Street and in big business are preparing to sit out the presidential campaign fundraising cycle — or even back President Donald Trump — if Sen. Elizabeth Warren wins the party’s nomination. In recent weeks, CNBC spoke to several high-dollar Democratic donors and fundraisers in the business community and found that this opinion was becoming widely shared as Warren, an outspoken critic of big banks and corporations, gains momentum against Joe Biden in the 2020 race. “You’re in a box because you’re a Democrat and you’re thinking, ‘I want to help the party, but she’s going to...
  • Olive Garden refutes viral tweet that it donated to Trump's 2020 campaign

    08/26/2019 7:37:08 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/26/19 | Owen Daugherty
    Olive Garden on Sunday refuted a viral tweet that claimed the company donated to President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, sparking calls for a boycott of the popular Italian restaurant. A tweet Sunday went viral with nearly 50,000 retweets that alleged Olive Garden is funding Trump’s 2020 campaign, writing: “It would be terrible if you shared this and Olive Garden lost business.” “We don’t know where this information came from, but it is incorrect,” Olive Garden tweeted in response Sunday night. “Our company does not donate to presidential candidates.” SNIP TWEET: "So here’s a list of companies supporting Trump’s re-election: -...
  • RNC Destroys DNC in Latest Fundraising Totals...Again

    08/21/2019 10:07:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 8/21/2019 | Katie Pavlich
    The Republican National Committee has published its fundraising numbers for July 2019 and once again they've completely destroyed the Democratic National Committee on totals. "In July, the RNC continued to see record enthusiasm for President Trump’s agenda and Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is leading the charge: Since 2018, major donors have increased from 33% to roughly 45% of total fundraising. This past month was our best off-cycle July in party history," the RNC released Wednesday. "We brought in $20.8 million in receipts in July (nearly 3 times that of the DNC). Cycle to date, the RNC has brought in $117.9 million....
  • In blue Seattle, Trump supporters are starting to come out of hiding

    08/18/2019 3:31:29 PM PDT · by rxsid · 23 replies
    seattletimes.com ^ | Aug. 16, 2019 | Danny Westneat
    In blue Seattle, Trump supporters are starting to come out of hiding Aug. 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm Updated Aug. 17, 2019 at 2:39 pm When word got out during the last presidential election that Seattle developer Martin Selig would be supporting Donald Trump, the blowback from our liberal town, he said, was “stunning.”… In reaction, Selig, a billionaire, retreated from any affiliation with Trump in 2016 and said he wouldn’t even vote for him. It had become problematic just getting along in the city while wearing a MAGA hat.… With nearly 15 months to go before the 2020 election,...
  • Column: Shaming Trump donors by revealing they donated to Trump? What’s wrong with that?

    08/13/2019 4:22:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | August 8, 2019 | Michael Hiltzik
    What’s most fascinating about the controversy raging about Rep. Joaquin Castro’s tweeting out the names of donors to President Trump’s campaign is that Castro’s Republican detractors seem to be admitting to a dirty little secret. By complaining that he’s exposing those donors to public shaming, they’re effectively acknowledging that donating to Trump is shameful. Whoops. To bring you up to date, Castro, the twin brother of Julian Castro, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president , on Tuesday tweeted a list of the 44 donors in his hometown of San Antonio who have made the maximum donations to the...
  • Trump leads the pack in campaign contributions from Brockton-area residents (Massachusetts)

    08/13/2019 4:55:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Enterprise ^ | August 13, 2019 | Mina Corpuz
    Political donations went to Donald Trump and about half of the democratic candidates. With the 2020 election a year away, Brockton-area residents have given a total of $42,500 to candidates who are running for president. A review by The Enterprise of Federal Election Commission campaign finance data shows that for 2019 residents made nearly 600 donations with an average of about $450 per donor. President Donald Trump received the greatest number and dollar amount of donations from Brockton-area residents. For the Democrats, the top dollar contributions went to Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana; Bernie Sanders, a Vermont...
  • Trump campaign's small-dollar donations surge, marking major shift for GOP

    08/13/2019 7:50:46 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 13 2019 | Maxim Lott
    The Republican Party has long been panned by its detractors as the party of big money and big donors -- but donation patterns have changed measurably under President Trump, a Fox News analysis of campaign finance data shows. Sixty-one percent of money raised directly by the Trump campaign this election cycle came from small donors (donations under $200), according to Federal Election Commission figures. That is similar to the proportion Trump raised during the 2016 election cycle, when 65 percent of donations were under $200. And this is dramatically higher than previous Republican nominees. Mitt Romney raised 26 percent of...
  • Sultan Knish: Dem Dot Coms vs. Trump's Soldiers and Steelworkers

    07/25/2019 3:20:27 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 7/17/19 | Daniel Greenfield
    Politics has its style and its substance. Style requires the 2020 candidates to stump in New Hampshire diners and eat corn dogs at Iowa fairs. These stylistic rites of passage in American politics are on the verge of irrelevance as the kingmakers in California push up their primary and as the effort to eliminate the electoral college gains traction among the 2020 Democrats and, more importantly, their donors. Forget the New Hampshire diners and Iowa corn dogs, the truth can be found if you follow the money. The 2020 race is all about touting the democracy of small donors with...
  • Billionaire coal magnate among 7 Americans killed in helicopter crash

    07/05/2019 7:30:25 AM PDT · by CondorFlight · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 5, 2019
    A billionaire West Virginia coal tycoon was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas on Thursday evening, according to local officials and reports. Chris Cline, 61, a former coal miner who turned his Foresight Energy company into a billion-dollar operation in 2015, was killed in the crash at about 5 p.m. local time, the Palm Beach Post reported.
  • One Billionaire Plans To Use Part Of His Fortune To Make Sure Trump Gets Re-Elected In 2020

    07/02/2019 2:38:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 1, 2019 | Beth Bauman
    Billionaire Bernie Marcus, the co-founder of Home Depot, is a known philanthropist throughout the state of Georgia The 90-year-old has given major gifts totally more than $2 billion to various organizations and causes, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. He plans to use part of his fortune to help President Donald Trump get re-elected in 2020. When Marcus passes, 80 to 90 percent of his wealth will go to the Marcus Foundation. His foundation will then distribute the funds to worthy philanthropic causes. Specifically, he wants to help kids with autism and veterans suffering from brain injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.“I want to...