Politics Republican King Makers Koch Brothers; No $$$ For Trump!!

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  1. tired

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    the men responsible for funding so so so many republicans tell trump to go fuck himself! HA HA HA HA HA HA!

    Billionaire's aide says no plans to help Trump

    http://bigstory.ap.org/article/0e2705615be8411fb05c03b5e7583cf8/koch-donors-gather-weekend-retreat

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Billionaire industrialist and conservative benefactor Charles Koch's expansive political network will not help Donald Trump win the presidency.

    That's the message from one of the Koch network's chief lieutenants as hundreds of the nation's most powerful Republican donors gathered for a weekend retreat on Saturday. With Election Day just three months away, Koch lamented the state of the 2016 contest during a welcome reception inside a luxury hotel at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

    "We don't really, in some cases, don't really have good options," Koch said of the "current political situation."

    The ambitious Koch network has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to influence politics and public policy over the last decade. It won't spend anything to help the Republican presidential nominee directly in 2016, even though it may evoke Hillary Clinton in attacks of Democratic congressional candidates, said Mark Holden, general counsel and senior vice president of Koch Industries.

    None of the presidential candidates are aligned with the Koch network "from a values, and beliefs and policy perspective," Holden said, citing other determining factors such as "running a good campaign" and talking about key issues "in a positive productive way."

    "Based on that, we're focused on the Senate," Holden said, noting that the Koch network has devoted around $42 million so far to television and digital advertising to benefit Republican Senate candidates.

    The comments came Saturday, the first day in the three-day exclusive gathering for donors who promise to give at least $100,000 each year to the various groups backed by the Koch brothers' Freedom Partners — a network of education, policy and political entities that aim to promote a smaller, less intrusive government.

    At least three governors, four senators and four members of the House of Representatives are also scheduled to attend, including House Speaker Paul Ryan. Republican presidential candidates have been featured at past Koch gatherings — but not this one.

    Neither Trump nor any Trump representatives participated in the event, even though the White House contender campaigned in the same city the day before. It's unclear if Trump was invited.

    "I turned down a meeting with Charles and David Koch," Trump tweeted on Saturday. "Much better for them to meet with the puppets of politics, they will do much better!"

    Holden declined to say whether the Kochs sought a meeting with Trump
     
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    Hes sitting on the Parthenon getting anything he can.
     
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    The funny thing is, Trump doesn't need them.

    Everyone knows Donald Trump. Everyone knows Donald Trump is running for President against Hillary Clinton. The only money he needs to spend is one some ad blitzes leading up to election. I'm sure he can fund his own rallies or with the donations he's being given by individuals. Besides that, he just has to hold his own in the debates, and avoid crashing and burning.
     
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    You're trying to make me whip out the Google huh?
     
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    You...don't know what the Parthenon is?
     
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    For fuck sake, did you not take history class? :behave:
     
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    I had to post this! if a man of intellect and education votes for trump he's a piece of shit. if a dummy shithead uneducated racist votes for trump its power for the course. (just his or her nature)

    All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
    Edmund Burke


    thank you good Republicans that vote for this scumbag to never be the potus!
     
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    tired was kicked out of Greece :eek:
     
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    Trump knew this and got ahead of them by saying that "fundraising is tremendous, I have so much money being donated, I will not accept Koch brothers money" (paraphrased)

    A "self funded' campaign shouldn't need outside money so, this is a good thing.
     
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    Niggas love to not know
     
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    Theyre economically desperate. But they're not THAT economically desperate.
     
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    The kochs are putting their money on state elections where they have more influence on state governments.
     
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    4 months ago, every liberal on here blasted the Kochs as being corrupt corporate thugs. So by that logic this can only be a good thing. :dontknow: