Skip to comments.Koch network freezing out Republicans who have crossed them
Posted on 07/30/2018 2:42:53 PM PDT by detective
Billionaire conservative businessman Charles Kochs political network is freezing out Republicans that it believes have violated its fiscally conservative principles, and is, at least for now, only supporting four Senate GOP candidates in the fall.
The Koch network is backing GOP Senate candidates in Wisconsin, Missouri, Tennessee and Florida, signaling it will be selective in where it engages as Republicans seek to retain or grow their narrow 51-49 majority.
At a Monday presentation to about 500 of the networks top donors at a five-star resort in the Rocky Mountains, Americans for Prosperity president Tim Phillips made an example out of Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), who is seeking to oust incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) in a state Trump carried by more than 30 points.
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The Koch brothers are not supporting honest, conservative candidates.
From the article:
"The Koch network is seeking Democratic partners on some of its top legislative priorities, such as criminal justice reform and a pathway to citizenship for "Dreamers."
Im happy and our organization is happy to support anyone and wed love there to be more Democrats that support these values and these issues, Koch said."
Enemies of the people
The Kochs are the same brand of scum as Soros.
Open borders jerks. Screw em.
To think at one point these were our good guys, boy was I bleeping naive....
If the Kock Brothers do any business with the federal government,
it’s time to throw their companies off the government dole.
The Koch Brothers end up being as malign a force in politics as George Soros.
Not because they back “progressives”, but because they end up funding candidates who will do little or nothing to block and counter “progressives”, either by losing in an election contest against them, or by buckling under pressure and give up the contest once in office.
With as much money as the Koch Brothers throw around, they could at least buy a FEW people with a little backbone.
Otherwise it is urinating into the wind.
Does anyone have a list of the Koch’s businesses? Sure would like to patronize their competitors.
If the price is surrender of a vital interest, they can keep their money.
They are a cheap labor cartel-—Americans for Prosperity is a front group not much different from what Soros finances-OPEN BORDERS FOR ALL. They desire a return to feudalism.
Anyone you can buy doesn’t have a backbone to begin with.
They've run ads on wasteful spending against Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), who is challenging Sen. Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) in another state Trump won in 2016.
Every congress critter votes for pork for their own district if they want to stay in office. And Casey is far worse in this category than Lou Barletta. Their real problem with Lou is that he is not a GOPe lackey who supports open borders. In fact, he has been calling for meaningful enforcement, including a wall, before Trump ever ran for president.
post all the names we can all post great things all over the internet about good not to be bought GOP folks that need our support....that will be worth more then the Koch brothers money any day
It’s their money to do with as they please.
The Kochs are issue advocates.
The question for me is, how do we hurt the Koch brothers? This is a culture war. You choose sides. They are choosing the wrong side. Losers need to take damage. How do we hurt them?
Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee is receiving the koch support. She is a great conservative
so, you are just wrong
By the Koch brothers not supporting Republicans willing to fight the enemies of the Republic, the anti-Capitalist Democrats, they are cutting their own throats. How is it that they fail to see what the conflict is about? Has all that focus on their business affairs taken them away from matters deeply threatening America’s future success? It seems to me that their “I got mine,” is all that matters and the country can slip off the edge.
Americans for Illegal Alien Prosperity???
Some of these GOP candidates can pick up a lot of support from Democrats and Independents if they publicly call out the Koch brothers as a couple of repulsive characters who are a stain on the U.S. political scene.
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