Skip to comments.Texas builder gives Crossroads $7M [Karl Rove/Ed Gillespie's Outfit]
Posted on 10/21/2010 4:57:09 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
American Crossroads raised $15 million in September and early October, with nearly half of that coming from one donor: Texas homebuilder Bob Perry, according to Crossroads officials.
Robert Rowling, CEO of TRT Holdings, the owner of Golds Gym and another long-standing GOP underwriter, donated more than $2 million through both his corporate and personal accounts.
Alliance Resource Group, which has interests in the coal industry in Tulsa, provided another $2 million, according to Federal Election Commission reports released Wednesday.
And B. Wayne Hughes of Public Storage in Lexington, Ky., gave an additional $1 million.
When combined, those three individuals and two corporations donated $12 million or more than two-thirds of American Crossroads donations between Sept. 1 and Oct. 13.
Overall, American Crossroads, which was founded with the help of former Bush White House advisers Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie, reported raising $23 million to spend on the elections and indicated it had nearly $8 million in the bank ready to spend in the final three weeks of the campaign.
American Crossroads and its partner organization, American Crossroad GPS, which is organized under a different tax code so it can keep its donors secret, have pledged to spent $65 million to oust the Democratic majorities in Congress...
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Mixed feelings about this.
It’s not grass-roots money, and it’s likely earmarked to help RINOs above true conservatives.
And how did this information get released? Seems to me donors under the law should expect anonimity
> And how did this information get released? Seems to me
> donors under the law should expect anonimity
Don’t see Soros and the Hollyweird Left (redundand, I know) getting exposed like this.
I believe Rove is a political consultant that considers himself a Republican, not necessarily a "true conservative".
He's going to spend that money on candidates he thinks can beat Democrats, which IMO, is a d*mn good thing.
I hate Democrats.
Bet after the election the money will be spent trying to destroy the conservative movement.
If a few million can “destroy” the conservative movement, we weren’t very strong to begin with. Plus, if you read the article, many of the donors were Swift Boat Veterans for Truth supporters. I doubt if they’d put up with Rove playing games with their money.
anything with Rove connected to it, I don’t respect....
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