Left wing billionaire George Soros donated $1million to Beto O’Rourke’s Texas governorship campaign according to Tuesday’s Democratic candidate’s financial report.
Soros gave the money to O’Rourke’s campaign on June 23, a filing with the Texas Ethics Commission shows. O’Rourke is running for Republican Texas governor. Greg Abbott this upcoming November, raked in a state record $27.6 million in fundraising between late February and June.
Texas “is the largest puzzle piece that Democrats are lacking to create a permanent majority,” Matt Mackowiak from Texas, a Republican strategist told the Daily Caller News Foundation. It’s an indication that Soros and his platform are aligned with Beto. It’s a sign that Soros’ viewpoint and his platform align with Beto. .”
Soros is the founding chair of Open Society Foundations. This major grant-making network supports left-leaning initiatives. He gave the funds via his investment company Soros fund management HTML3. (RELATED: ‘Trying To Silence Conservative Voices’: Hispanic Orgs Fight Back Against Soros Funded Latino Media Company)
Soros’ donation to the Texas candidate comes on the heels of the billionaire contributing hundreds of thousands to a Texas political action committee (PAC) called Justice and Public Safety that has backed left-wing prosecutors for office. “HTMODE
” Soros’ donation will be a problem to Beto,” Mackowiak said. He’s inserting himself in this race in ways that I believe are politically unhelpful to Beto
A representative from Soros didn’t immediately reply to my request for comment.
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