George Soros is one of America’s top self-made billionaire turned entrepreneur and philanthropist. George Soros is also one of the Democrat’s leading financial supporters. George Soros was previously active in the 2004 election and spent nearly $27 million in a battle to defeat George W. Bush. After failing to help John Kerry become president, Soros faded into the back. However, he came back with a vengeance in 2016.
George Soros is a Democrat donor and supporter. He has had a long-lasting friendship with Hillary Clinton. He even committed more than $25 million to Hillary Clinton’s campaign as well as other Democrat campaigns too. Because of his friendship with Hillary, he was expected to attend the Democratic National Convention and witness Hillary Clinton accept the nomination for president. However, he had to skip, so he could monitor the European economic crisis.
He had become more politically active this go around than other years because of two things. First, he had complete faith in Clinton. Second, he feared Donald Trump and what he wanted to do to this country as president. He even once accused Trump to be working with ISIS. George Soros may have lost the fight in 2016, but that did not stop him. Following the election he and a large group of liberals gathered together in Washington D.C. for a three-day conference to combat the Trump agenda. Read more at Politico about George Soros.
The meeting was hosting by Soros’ founded Donors’ Alliance which is a conglomerate of major liberal donors. Part of the conference was focused on political warfare against Trump and others discussed strategy for the upcoming 2018 elections. There was even a session on finding ways to sabotage Trump’s 100-day plan. The liberals continue to remain strong after the Clinton defeat.
George Soros is a Hungarian-American self-made billionaire. George Soros was born in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Soros and his family managed to survive the Nazis by using fake identity papers and hiding their real identities. He attended the London School of Economics in 1947, after emigrating from Hungary. He earned his bachelor’s degree in 1951 and later received his master’s degree as well. George Soros struggled to find work in the financial field but received an entry-level job in 1954 with Merchant Bank.
In 1970, George Soros founded the Soros Funded Management. He became the chairman and CEO of the management. He later left the position and established a hedge fund. George Soros later renamed his fund the Quantum Fund, which has found huge success and made over $5.5 billion in profits. George Soros continues to help those in financial need as well as those who are being discriminated against by those in power across the world. Soros continues to build up his fund. Visit this site to know more at opensocietyfoundations.org.