April 7, 2016 by Barbara With
Meet some of the power players of the Hillary Victory Fund whose contributions were funneled through the Democratic Party of Wisconsin directly back to the Democratic National Committee on behalf of Clinton. Click on links below to see all their Super Pac and outside group donations (courtesy Center for Responsive Politics):
Haim Saban, $343,400 and Cheryl Saban, $353,400: Israeli-American media magnate who is currently head of Univision. Saban has close ties with the Clintons going back many years. Cheryl is a long-time member of the Clinton Foundation Board of Directors.
George Soros,$343,400: #23 on the Forbes List of World Billionaires who in 2015 donated $8 million to the leading super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, marking the return of the billionaire financier as among the biggest givers in all of American politics. Soros Super Pac and outside donations $8,025,000
Fred Eychaner, $360,400: Reclusive Chicago multimillionaire who has donated $25 million to the Clinton Foundation. Eychaner made most of his weath in 2002 when he sold a Chicago television station for $425 million to Republican billionaire Rupert Murdoch, who runs News Corp., the media company that includes Fox News and the Wall Street Journal.
Eychaner Super Pac and outside donations $4,050,000
Herbert Sandler, $353,400: Creator of the Golden West Financial Corporation used to acquire Golden West Savings and Loan Association. This predecessor to World Savings Bank grew into one of the largest thrifts in the U.S. with assets of approximately $125 billion. Sandler helped fund the Center of American Progress, sister organization to the Clinton’s Truman National Security Project, with ties to accused Sanders campaign saboteurs Aisha Dew and Joe Caiazzo.
Sandler Super Pac and outside donations $4,050,000
Laure Woods, $366,400: President, Board of Directors of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and clinical researcher for a variety of pharmaceutical companies. Woods has organized fundraisers and is a major contributor to many 2012 Democratic campaigns.
Woods Super Pac and outside donations $1,830,000
Wayne Jordan, $337,200 and Quinn Delaney, $337,200: Multimillionaire owners of Jordan Real Estate Investments, an Oakland-based commercial and residential real estate investment firm. Jordan and Delaney have hosted Clinton fundraisers in California and in 2014 purchased a 2100 SF duplex in New York City for $5.4 million to host fundraisers on the East Coast.
Jordan Super Pac and outside donations $850,000
Delaney Super Pace and outside donations $600,000
S. Daniel Abraham, $320,000: Founder of Slim-Fast who sold the brand to Unilever for $3.2 billion in 2000. Founder of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace.
Scott Miller, $310,000 and Timothy Gill, $344,400: LGBTQ activists based in Colorado. Gill made his Billions in the software industry and now runs the Gill foundation for LGBTQ rights. His husband Scott Miller is on the Board of the Gill Foundation.
Susie Buell, $330,000: Founder of the Esprit clothing brand. Despite the Clinton administration’s Department of Labor raiding three San Francisco garment contractors that manufactured clothing for Esprit and finding doctored books and $3.75 an hour wage without overtime, Buell since became one of the Clinton’s biggest fundraisers.
Buell Super Pac and outside donations $850,000
Jeffrey Katzenberg, $353,400: Former chair of Disney Corp and current CEO of DreamWorks Animation. One of the DNC’s top fundraisers.