#1 Kochs reject push to meet with Trump by ThirstyMan 30.07.2016 11:24


So doesn't this prove that Donald Trump is anti-establishment? I like that about him. Go Donald!!! TM
By KENNETH P. VOGEL, 07/29/16

Trump donors have been pushing the billionaire brothers to reconsider their lack of support for the GOP nominee.

Top Donald Trump donors tried to set up a meeting between the GOP presidential nominee and Charles Koch in Colorado Springs on Friday, but Koch aides rejected the entreaties, according to two Republicans with knowledge of the outreach.
Koch and his brother David Koch, who helm an influential network of advocacy groups and major conservative donors, have been sharply critical of Trump’s rhetoric and policy stances and have indicated they do not intend to support his campaign.

Trump in turn has blasted the Kochs and other major conservative donors as puppeteers to whom his GOP primary rivals were beholden, while he touted the independence from Big Money he said he achieved by largely self-financing his campaign.
But the billionaire first-time candidate has dialed back his anti-donor rhetoric since he clinched the GOP nomination and began active fundraising for a general election campaign in which his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, and her allies are expected to spend upward of $1.5 billion.
The billionaire industrialist Koch brothers, meanwhile, are being urged to reconsider their opposition to Trump by some of the donors in their network who are supporting the Manhattan tycoon, including Minnesota media mogul Stanley S. Hubbard and Dallas investor Ray Washburne, according to the two Republicans familiar with the outreach.


The Republicans, who travel in political finance circles, requested anonymity to discuss private talks. They said that the pro-Trump cohort had lobbied for a Friday meeting.
The Koch brothers and Trump are in town for separate events — Trump for a fundraiser, and the Kochs for the kickoff of the annual summer summit of their donor network at a tony resort in Colorado Springs.
But the Republicans familiar with the push said top Koch aides rejected the idea of a meeting.
“It is not going to happen,” said one of the Republicans, adding that the Kochs appear unlikely to back away from their repeated declarations that they don’t plan to spend any money in the presidential race, and will instead refocus their spending down ballot.

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#2 RE: Kochs reject push to meet with Trump by Cincinnatus 30.07.2016 15:22


The Republicans, who travel in political finance circles...

Seriously, Mr Vogel? Seriously? In the cave you live in has no one said anything to you about Clinton's speaking events?

#3 RE: Kochs reject push to meet with Trump by algernonpj 31.07.2016 16:06


The Koch Brothers outed as who they really are: faux conservative who support open borders and mass immigration to supply them with cheap labor.

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