George Soros Giving Big Bucks This Year

George Soros has always been a successful risk taker, but today he’s not taking any risks with the 2016 Democratic nominee. George Soros, worth an estimated $25 billion, has donated an estimated $25 million to the Clinton campaign in hopes of granting her presidency. This donation is hailed as one of the largest donations to the Clinton campaign, investing in their democratic policies. George hopes his massive donation will spark a flood of further donations from his billionaire peers.

This isn’t the first time the Hungarian-born investor has taken an interest in politics. George Soros reportedly donated $27 million in hopes of keeping George W. Bush from another presidency in 2004. Since then, he has scaled back on his donations, until now. It’s expected his contributions to Hillary and her campaign are far from over. He’s cited his distaste in Trump’s recent actions, even claiming he’s fearful of what could happen if he were to win the presidency. He both supports Hillary for the Democratic presidency as well as endorses Democrats taking over the house and senate seats. George Soros hopes the Democratic party reclaims majority to change policies with the first female president at the helm.

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George Soros has always been interested in politics and the drastic effect it has on the world. Born in Budapest in 1930, he is a survivor of Nazi Germany during World War II. George has used his wealth as an avid philanthropist since 1979 and since created The Open Society Foundation on Investopedia. He hopes his foundation can improve the lives of ones oppressed around the world, encouraging human rights and transparency for all. The organization’s 100 different locations spent $835 million back in 2011. Soros’ is well known for his many articles and over a dozen books on economics and policy affecting our world. His most recent book is titled The Tragedy of the European Union.

During this campaign season, George Soros’ as given to a super PAC boosting Democratic Senate candidates as well as a super PAC to support candidates for abortion rights. His son Jonathan Soros says his father “has been a consistent donor to Democratic causes, but this year the political stakes are exceptionally high.”

George Soros has always been interested in politics, and its drastic affects it has on the world. Born in Budapest in 1930, he is a survivor of Nazi Germany during World War II. He has used his wealth to be an avid philanthropist since 1979, and created The Open Society Foundation. He hopes his foundation can improve the lives of ones oppressed throughout the world, encouraging human rights and transparency for all. Read more at The New York Times about George.

Hilary Clinton gets Financial Backing From George Soros

The U.S. Presidential race for 2016 has taken a strange turn with the inclusion of Donald Trump in the race, but the respected Democrat Hilary Clinton has been given a huge boost with the news George Soros has donated to her campaign. Two Super-PAC‘s have been created to provide support for Clinton with both being given financial support from the Hungarian born hedge fund manager.
George Soros has taken a liberal view to his politics after spending much of his youth in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Soros has not taken his freedom for granted since being given refugee status after the Second World War, and formed the Open Society Foundations in a bid to make sure his political views were given an outlet to fight repressive regimes around the world.

An article in Politico details the latest donations made by George Soros to the Hilary Clinton campaign; the decision to back Clinton comes after Soros made clear his regret that he did not back Clinton in 2008 when he gave his backing and donations to President Barrack Obama. The hedge fund manager credited with breaking the bank of England in 1992 has now provided funds for Clinton totaling $8 million over the course of 2015 as the Presidential nominee prepares to fight Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

George Soros has attempted to provide a wide range of support for Democrats seeking the Presidency in recent years after he began providing financial donations during the 2004 campaign. Although George Soros provided support for President Obama in 2008 he provided only $1 million for the reelection campaign of 2012; in response to his return to funding Clinton the financial expert has stated his happiness in being granted almost unlimited access to the former First Lady as he returned to the U.S. political scene.