Friday, September 30, 2016

Clinton Cash: Billionaires Donate to Hillary 20-to-1 over Trump

Brendan Coffey reports in Bloomberg that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is outraising Donald Trump by 20-to-1 among billionaires, a statistic which plays to her Republican rival’s populist appeal.

From Bloomberg:

Hillary gets the vote from America’s richest citizens. Or at least she’s getting their cash.

Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has collected $21.1 million for her campaign and its supporting political action committees from 17 U.S. donors on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Republican Donald Trump has received $1.02 million from 12 members of the group.

While the role the wealthiest play in American politics has come under increased scrutiny with growing attention to income inequality fueling the rise of populist candidates, contributions from U.S. billionaires on the Bloomberg index amount to 3 percent of the $708 million raised by the two candidates, as of the latest Federal Election Commission filings.



Anonymous said...

Because they know they can buy her.

Anonymous said...

but WE the people financed Trump. $5 at a time.

Zorro said...

Our 3% ancestors went up against England....the most finicially powerful force in the world at the time, and kick butt.....We will kick Hillarys butt too

lmclain said...

That's because they know that their bribes are LOVED by Clinton and not needed by Trump.
That scares the bejeezus of them, many of whom don't know bejeezus and wonder if they can but stock in bejeezus.
You ARE who your friends are and in her case, her "friends" are the same slimy, underhanded, pedophilic, selfish and self-important criminals that she is.....
keep cheering.