George Soros is one of the leading Hungarian – American tycoons who is also an active financial investor, political person, philanthropist as well as a prolific writer. He is currently the chairman of the Soros Fund Management. He is one of the most pronounced financial supporters of the Democrats since the 2004 election when he tried to overthrow George W. Bush by generously supporting the Democrats at that time. He is considered as a prominent bogeyman of the conservatives. Even in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, George Soros has been the most benevolent donors for the Democratic Party. In total, he donated more than $25 billion to the campaigns of Hillary Clinton.
Soros was born in a wealthy Hungarian Jewish Family. He received his graduation from the London School of Economics. Soros has done his Bachelors of Science in Philosophy and Masters of Science in philosophy. He rose to international fame when George Soros made a short sale of $10 billion dollars at the time of the Black Wednesday currency crisis in 1992. Since then he has become famous as the “Man who broke the Bank of England”. He has also played a vital role in the cordial transition from communism to capitalism in Eastern Europe. He has a prestigious position in the list of the Top 30 richest people In the World.
He was able to earn about $4.9 billion by risking his currency trades. After this big success, Soros is expected to donate more for perpetuating the causes of the campaigns of Hillary Clinton. He is known to have a long relationship of about 25 years with the Democrat. Soros seems to be more politically active in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election because of his innate belief in Clinton and his rivalry against Donald Trump. He has accused Trump of carrying out the works of ISIS creating fears.
According to Michael Vachon, political advisor of Soros, he has been very politically active and has been supporting the Democrats a lot. Soros donated about $7 million dollars to Priorities USA Action; a super PAC which is supporting Hillary Clinton. He also gave about $ 2million to American Bridge 21st Century which is a super PAC known for working against Trump and the Republicans. He has spent another $5 million on a super PAC called the Immigrant Voters Win who are raising the low propensity Hispanic voters in the major states of the U.S. Soros has also sworn to give another $5 million to a non-profit organization which fights against the Conservatives. The organization is known as Voting Rights Trust and is run by Marc Elias who is Clinton’s campaign lawyer.
Soros also made a private donation to America Votes which is a voter mobilization group and is known to keep a non-disclosure agreement with its donors. He also donated about $1.5 million to Senate Majority PAC and Parenthood Votes. He shares a deep opposition towards the Iraq war initiated by Bush and other policies introduced by him.