During the election season in the United States of America, one of the fifty richest men alive reemerged after a long time of dialing back on his presence in the worlds of business, politics, and media. Mr. George Soros is a billionaire investor and company owner. He donated more than $20 million in order to support the political presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton as well as other Democratic candidates.
Mr. George Soros is at the age of 85. He was born in Hungary in the Jewish Schwartz family. He as forced to send his teenage years running from the prosecution of German Nazi because of his Jewish descent. He is currently based in New York City. Over the last months of 2016, Mr. George Soros made his return to active trading, and due to the election in the U. S., he also started taking more interest in political matters. He became the strongest supporter of Hillary Clinton and the party of Democrats. Read more on NYTimes.com.
The political advisor of Mr. George Soros Michael Vachon spoke about his return to the political scene in an interview. Mr. Vachon stated that Mr. George Soros firmly believes and values above all else criminal justice and religious tolerance. He had dedicated his life to that, and he sees in the face of the opposition Donald trump something that will ruin all of his life’s work. That had inspired Mr. George Soros to jump to action and actively support Hillary Clinton.
During June 2016, Mr. George Soros donated Priorities USA Action more than 7 million dollars. The organization is in support of Hillary Clinton. He gave 2 million to American Bridge 21st Century, $700 000 to a variety of Democratic Party committees, as well as $5 million Immigrant Voters Win. Many of his donations have been directed towards organizations that support immigrant rights and religious tolerance.
Those gifts, however, are not all of the sums that he has committed to the variety of causes that Mr. George Soros believes in. Mr. George Soros directed $5 million to the Voting Rights Trust. That is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to fighting against restricted voting. The group is led by Marc Elias who is the lawyer for the Clinton campaign.
Mr. George Soros used to be actively involved in politics and business over the course of his hugely successful career. He has written and published a few written works on the topics such as the books Underwriting Democracy and Alchemy of Finance. Mr. George Soros continues to express his opinions on different matters through editorial works. He is also the founder of the company Soros Fund Management. The large corporation holds nearly 30 billion dollars in private and business assets. Read his profile at Forbes.