Skip to comments.Koch political network to spend $300M to $400M over 2 years
Posted on 01/28/2017 10:03:53 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- The conservative Koch network plans to spend between $300 million and $400 million to influence politics and public policy over the next two years, intensifying its nationwide efforts in the initial years of Donald Trump's presidency.
Network officials disclosed their rough spending plans Saturday as donors gathered at a luxury hotel in the California desert. The investment, backed by the organization's extensive nationwide network, positions the billionaire industrialist family to play a major role in the debate over several Trump priorities even those they oppose.
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They opposed Trump IIRC
When they lob their million dollar grenades, our beloved President will pull the pin and throw them right back!
Poor billionaires got their feelings hurt that they can’t cut crony deals with Govt insiders.
America may not appreciate them as much as they think we do.
They should give their millions to JEB!
The Koch’s are big time libertarians. I doubt that there’s a lot of gov’t cronyism going on with them.
I hope so.
It's about the Senatein 2018.
I think the first sentence of the article is wrong. If I’m not mistaken they tout themselves as more libertarian, so it should probably read something like:
The So-Called conservative Koch Bros, who are really Libertarian, Globalists, Open Border Supporting, Puppet Masters to most members of Congress, Profiteers from Government programs, who could give a shit about America as long as it stuffs their pocket, network plans to spend between $300 million and $400 million to influence politics and public policy....
I think that’s more accurate.
JEB is like a boat; a-hole in the water you throw money into...
(well, except for the water)
Heres hoping it all gets pissed away for nothing.
Uniparty is uniparty. Screw them all, no matter what side they claim to be.
They are first and foremost openborders advocates.
I don’t really care how you lable those crapheads, we are at war with Islam. Now is not the time for them.
I’m no fan of the Kochs and their love for the no borders/treason lobby.
I was just saying that crony capitalism isn’t their thing.
Ben sASSe was at this Koch brothers shindig in the desert.
Tells me everything I need to know.
Thus he is a perfect place, er I mean a perfect a-hole for the Kocks to chuck their money into.
Hmm I think I may have misspelled Koch.
This is the magnitude of today’s political influence peddling.
Billionaires buying government favors from the establishment.
They should go after and take out Soros but they won’t because they basically agree with him.
Spend $300 million to $400 million on what?
Stopping the Border Wall?
Importing more low skill immigrant labor and crushing the wage scale?
Importing more foreign H-1B software engineers?
Helping new immigrant citizens join the Democratic Party?
The headline appears frightening...but when you think of the money that was spent by all the candidates and their doners to beat Trump, this huge amount is a pittance and will have the same effect.
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