George Soros is the Democrat’s savior, when it comes to finances. Soros has given more than $25 million to Hillary Clinton and to causes he believes in and supports. Soros gained national attention during President George W. Bush’s election in 2004. Financial records estimate that Doros has earned more than $24.9 billion through financial trades.
George Soros has a relationship with Clinton stretching over 25 years. Their friendly relationship encouraged Soros to go full force, when it came to donating to the Clinton campaign and PAC’s supporting her candidacy. George Soros has donated more than $20 million to PACs across the country in his fight to ensure Democrats are able to pass legislation that is line with the Democratic platform.
One of the issues of concern to Soros is voters ability to actually vote on election day and in response Soros donated $2 million to voter mobilization group America Votes. In 2005, George Soros launched an organization that works to encourage groups to fight long-term battles instead of short-term election battles. Soros encourages his Democratic allies to focus on long-term issues such as climate change, income inequality. Soros’ organization Democracy Alliance is comprised of several mega-donors who have all agreed to contribute at least $200,000 to recommended groups. They also pay $30,000 annually in dues to fund the meetings.
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Following Trump’s ascension to the Presidency, George Soros recently met with liberal donors, Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other influential Democrats, discussing future game plan for the 2017 and 2018 elections, while also finding ways to block Donald Trump’s 100-day plan. The conference was held by Soros’ organization the Democracy Alliance. During the meetings, some spoke out saying that Democrats need to work more on training officials and further develop policies in the states.
George Soros spent nearly $2 million to defeat Conservative Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and ended up unseating the sheriff. Soros targeted Arpaio as part of his push for criminal justice and immigration reform. Soros has been spending million in the last two years in attempts of defeating local prosecutors.
Soros’ $2 million is his largest investment in a city election this year. Soros has also spent millions targeting district attorneys in Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas. Soros’ spending has helped elect new district attorneys in Louisiana and Mississippi.
George Soros’ success can be attributed to the success the Democratic Party has had for the past eight years, helping President Obama pass major legislation including the Affordable Care Act.