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Title: Steyer, Bloomberg, Sussman & Eychaner Gave $63,970,900 to Liberals, Dwarfing Top 39 Conservative Do
Post by: rangerrebew on February 11, 2020, 08:42:11 AM

Steyer, Bloomberg, Sussman & Eychaner Gave $63,970,900 to Liberals, Dwarfing Top 39 Conservative Donors’ Spending
By Joseph Vazquez | February 10, 2020 4:54 PM EST

Liberal outlet The Guardian reported Feb. 10 that conservative donor Sheldon Adelson is allegedly gearing up to spend $100 million to help boost President Donald Trump and Republican candidates this fall.

The outlet used its reporting (citing “three Republican fundraisers familiar with Adelson’s initial plans”) to suggest later that “The president’s courting of the Adelsons contradicts his claims in 2016, when Trump donned a populist mantle and pledged to ‘drain the swamp’ of big money and lobbying.”

Yet, Adelson, at this point, is tied for 43rd in contributions to outside spending groups, according to Open Secrets. In fact, current data reveal that the top four liberal donors dwarf the spending of the top 39 donors to conservative outside spending groups combined.

So why is The Guardian in its piece focusing on money that has been allegedly promised, while ignoring millions that have already been spent?



Source URL: https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/business/joseph-vazquez/2020/02/10/steyer-bloomberg-sussman-eychaner-gave-63970900-liberals (https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/business/joseph-vazquez/2020/02/10/steyer-bloomberg-sussman-eychaner-gave-63970900-liberals)