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Israel Lobby is Heavily into The American Election

serfserf Member Posts: 9,225 ✭✭✭✭
edited August 2016 in Politics
Looks like big money will be on either side of the Election this year! Just because Jewish people are listed does not make this an anti-jewish statement. They just have a lot of money!


For her presidential campaign Hillary Clinton raised through the Super PACs associated with her (Priorities USA Action, American Bridge 21st Century and Correct the Record to name just the biggest3) )some $76 million in the Jan.1 2015-April 30,2016 election cycle, of which nearly 80% come from 20 donors. Haim and Cheryl Saban with their $10 million donation are top of the list, followed by James Simons and George Soros ($7 million each). Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Stephen Silberstein are among these who close up the list.4)As of March 31, 2016 according to the Federal Election Commission Hillary Clinton received approx. $168 million in contributions from individuals, with Donald Trump having got a mere $12 million.

Donald Trump, who boasts of financing his own campaign from his own resources,14)is nonetheless being supported by the Great America PAC15)and received this way some $1,7 billion.16)He also happens to be backed by Sheldon Adelson, a Jewish billionaire, who has made his fortune from the Las Vegas casino holdings, pro-Israel philanthropist and Republican kingmaker and who endorses the GOP candidate with all his might.17)Why? Seemingly, because, as he put it, "Trump is a businessman, [and] I'm a businessman."18)Like Haim Chaban, Adelson is, too, a staunch supporter of all things Israeli: he funneled lots of money into Taglit-Birthright Israel that sponsors free ten-day trips to Israel for young people worldwide of Jewish descent19)gave $25 million to Jerusalem's Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem and raised a further $20 million towards organizing against anti-Israel boycotts and activities on US campuses.


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