George Soros is a well-known billionaire and philanthropist around the world. He has been known to be a big political financer for a very long time. With the election periods around the corner, many expected George Soros to make a move. The small mystery lay on whose bid for the presidency he would support. George Soros surely did make a move, in fact, it was a big move. In December 2015, he donated $6 million to the leading Super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to help them in their campaigns. This made him the biggest giver to support a political course in American history.
This money was an additional to the $2 million he had earlier donated to pro-Clinton groups. This made a total of $8 million the sum of money Forbes billionaire George Soros has donated towards Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns. Out of the $2 million George Soros had earlier donated in the first six months of 2015, around $1 million went to Priorities USA and the other $1 million went to another pro-Clinton PAC known as the American Bridge 21st Century. The super pro-Clinton group that received the $6 million cheques is Priorities USA Action. This pro-Clinton group has managed to raise $25 million in donations in the last six months of 2015.
George Soros is has a rich history in political donations. He is also one of the few election funders in the United States that are well known for their habit of donating eight-figures during elections. In 2004, he donated over $20 million to campaign groups looking to oust the then-President George W. Bush. In 2012, George Soros donated $1 million to Priorities USA, to support President Obama’s reelection campaigns.
Politics aside, George Soros is also a well-known economic analyst of all time. He is well known for his 2008 prediction of a world economic crisis that came to be. He has also given many other economic predictions on other matters that have come to be true. His economic analysis expertise has made him a highly regarded economic analyst whose opinion on various economic issues is usually sort by major media houses. This time, he predicts that a similar crisis to the world economy similar to that of 2008 is on the way.
George Soros was born in Budapest Hungary in 1930. He later migrated to U.S.A due to the conflict in the country. In the United States, George Soros career as a business person flourished, and he became a billionaire. He started Open Society Foundation to help fight for human rights and democracy around the world. Open Society brings together over 100 charities around the world for the course if a free, fair and just society. George Soros himself is a big believer in human rights and freedom.