Tag Archives: Charles Koch

Koch Industries Bankrolls Dozens Of Election Deniers

The Guardian reports: Fossil fuel giant Koch Industries has poured over $1 million into backing – directly and indirectly – dozens of House and Senate candidates who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s win on 6 January 2021. Koch, which is controlled by multibillionaire Charles Koch, boasts a corporate Pac that has donated $607,000 to the campaigns or leadership Pacs of …

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REVERSAL: Koch Industries Planning Exit From Russia

The Hill reports: Koch Industries is working on an “exit strategy” for its business in Russia, after previously saying that employees at its glass factories in the country faced personal risks if it pulled out. The company, headed by political mega-donor Charles Koch, would join hundreds of other multinationals, many that halted operations in Russia early on during its war …

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Koch Group: Drop Sanctions On Russian Businesses

Popular Info reports: In an internal email obtained exclusively by Popular Information, Stand Together, the influential non-profit group run by right-wing billionaire Charles Koch, argues that the United States should seek to deliver a partial “victory” to Russia in Ukraine. The email was sent to Stand Together staff by Dan Caldwell, the group’s Vice President of Foreign Policy, on March …

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Koch Donations Under Fire Over Stance On Russia

CNBC reports: More than two dozen U.S. lawmakers received roughly $110,000 in campaign contributions from Koch Industries in the weeks leading up to Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine — money some ethics lawyers say should be returned given the company’s decision to maintain operations in Russia. U.S. lawmakers are being scrutinized for accepting campaigns contributions from the conglomerate, which is …

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Charles Koch Is Sorry About “Screwing Up” America

The Daily Beast reports: Kansas billionaire Charles Koch now says that he regrets his partisan spending—admitting in his new book that it only made things worse, according to The Wall Street Journal. The 85-year-old tycoon’s book, Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World, says that he is shifting his focus from intense Republican partisanship to finding unifying answers …

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Koch Donors Plot Senate Defense In Case Trump Loses

CNBC reports: Libertarian and conservative donors who attended the annual Koch network summit over the weekend discussed the need to defend the GOP majority in the Senate as a backstop in case a Democrat defeats President Donald Trump in November. People at the meeting in Palm Springs, California, didn’t just fret about progressive candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren …

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STUDY: Dark Money Funds 40% Of Congressional Ads

USA Today reports: Secret donors financed more than four out of every 10 television ads that outside groups broadcast this year to influence November’s high-stakes congressional elections, according to a USA TODAY analysis of Kantar Media data. Leading the way: organizations affiliated with billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, whose conservative donor network plows hundreds of millions of dollars into politics and …

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Hillary To Charles Koch: Not Interested In Your Support

Yesterday Hillary Clinton fired off the above tweet in response to news that Charles Koch might endorse her. CNN reports: Oil tycoon and conservative mega-donor Charles Koch had kind words for both Bill and Hillary Clinton in an interview Sunday, saying there was an outside chance he could support her in November. “We would have to believe her actions would …

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