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Records: Soros Fund Execs Funded Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John McCain, John Kasich, Lindsey Graham in 2016


by MATTHEW BOYLE 6 Feb 2017Washington, D.C.

Employees of a hedge fund founded by the king of the Institutional Left, billionaire and Democratic Party mega-donor George Soros, donated tens of thousands of dollars to top Republicans who fought against President Donald Trump in 2016, donation records compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics show.

Soros Fund Management, a former hedge fund that serves now as an investment management firm, was founded by progressive billionaire George Soros in 1969. It has risen to become one of the most profitable hedge funds in the industry. Employees of the firm are heavily involved in backing political candidates giving millions upon millions to groups that were supporting failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton for the presidency.

But more importantly, perhaps, than the unsurprising giant lump sums of cash funneled into Democratic Party and Clinton coffers is the revelation thanks to the Center for Responsive Politics that employees of the Soros firm—now run by his son Robert Soros—pumped tens of thousands of dollars into the campaigns of top anti-Trump Republicans over the course of 2016.

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Republican debate runs off the rails and turns into all-out war as Trump bashes John Kasich, Jeb hits his protege Marco Rubio, and EVERYONE hammers CNBC’s moderators for losing control

CNBC GOP Debate 2016

CNBC hosts progressively lost control of the event
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz turned openly hostile, accusing them all of being Democrats intent on damaging the GOP field
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie soon piled on the network
Donald Trump wrapped up his night by claiming he had strong-armed them into shortening the debate ‘so we can get the hell out of here’
‘CNBC should be ashamed of how this debate was handled,’ Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said


PUBLISHED: 14:44 EST, 28 October 2015 | UPDATED: 06:35 EST, 29 October 2015

Donald Trump tangled with Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Jeb Bush called on Marco Rubio – his political protege – to resign his U.S. Senate seat in Wednesday’s Republican debate which turned into a steel cage match in Colorado.

As the CNBC hosts progressively lost control of the event, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz turned openly hostile, accusing them all of being Democrats intent on damaging the GOP field.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie soon piled on the network, with Trump wrapping up his night by claiming he had strong-armed them into shortening the debate ‘so we can get the hell out of here.’

The evening event in Boulder was billed as a purely economic discussion but turned into a referendum on America’s political media, making the Republican-on-Republican rhetorical violence a secondary sideshow.

Claims of media bias became a major theme of the night, with Cruz letting loose the night’s first scathing barrage against moderators Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick and John Harwood.

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Jeb Bush Staffer Planted In Audience for Donald Trump Hit Job….

Jeb Bush

Busted ! CNN Uses Jeb Bush Staffer Planted In Audience To Frame Donald Trump Narrative/Hit Job….

Posted on October 13, 2015 by sundance

During an appearance at a Jon Huntsman “No Labels” event, a female audience member named Lauren Batchelder played the role of a female antagonist toward candidate Donald Trump.

However, Ms. Batchelder is not just an average audience member.  She’s a paid political operative of the GOP and a paid staff member of Team Jeb Bush:

Within minutes of her scripted performance at the event, the producers of CNN were quickly editing soundbites and framing a narrative.  That story was pushed into the media stream within hours.  CNN’s Jeanne Moos was the delivery vehicle for the a hit piece.

Here’s the CNN narrative as presented yesterday:

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It’s make or break time for Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush

By Ed O’Keefe and Matea Gold September 27 at 3:07 PM

Jeb Bush is entering a critical phase of his Republican presidential campaign, with top donors warning that the former Florida governor needs to demonstrate growth in the polls over the next month or face serious defections among supporters.

The warnings, expressed by numerous senior GOP fundraisers in recent days, come as Bush and an allied super PAC are in the early stages of an aggressive television ad campaign that they believe will help erase doubts about his viability.

But Bush continues to battle against a steady decline in the polls, sinking to fifth place at just 7 percent in a national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday and similarly languishing in the early states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

The warnings from top donors come as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s exit from the race refocused the battle within the GOP’s establishment wing as one between Bush and his former protege, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Right now, the momentum appears to be behind Rubio, who has jumped ahead of Bush in most polls. At least a third of the bundlers who signed up to raise money for Walker have switched their allegiance to Rubio, while a smaller number have gone with Bush, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Bush is also facing fresh scrutiny for comments that critics say bear echoes of remarks Mitt Romney made during his 2012 GOP presidential bid, part of a pattern of awkward statements that have forced him or his campaign to clarify.

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Sorry folks this just broke the BS Meter : Jeb Bush Says He Will Run as a Political Outsider


Enters crowded Republican presidential field with the party faithful divided over the GOP’s direction

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton are the two most “bought and paid for ” political hacks to run for office in the history of the presidency 

If the GOP cant win this time around it may be time to close up the party and go home 

Updated June 15, 2015 7:33 p.m. ET

MIAMI— Jeb Bush, heir to one of American’s most successful political dynasties, sought to jump-start his presidential campaign Monday as a scrappy political outsider after failing in recent months to emerge as the undisputed front-runner for the 2016 Republican nomination.

“Not a one of us deserves the job by right of resume, party, seniority, family or family narrative,” said Mr. Bush, kin to two American presidents and a former two-term Florida governor. “It’s nobody’s turn. It’s everybody’s test, and it’s wide open.”

In the six months he has been building his campaign, Mr. Bush has dropped in the national polls and finds himself unable so far to break from a crowded pack of GOP candidates, even though he is expected to raise the most money and has nabbed name-brand political talent.Mr. Bush is reviving the logo he used for three gubernatorial campaigns—Jeb!—to emphasize that he is running not as a political scion but as his own man. Casting himself as a can-do chief executive, Mr. Bush drew his strongest contrasts to date with GOP rivals serving on Capitol Hill, including his former protégé, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

“Executive experience is another term for preparation, and there is no substitute for that,” Mr. Bush, who appeared without jacket or tie, told a cheering crowd his staff estimated at 3,000 people. “We are not going to clean up the mess in Washington by electing the people who either helped create it or have proven incapable of fixing it.”

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Scott Walker on Jeb Bush: We need a name from the future, not the past

GOP 2016 Perfect Candidate

GOP 2016 Perfect Candidate

Scott Walker on Jeb Bush: We need a name from the future, not the past

By Nick Gass

3/13/15 12:25 PM EDT

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker alternately praised and took swipes at his likely presidential rivals during an interview with the Tampa Bay Times on Friday in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Asked about Republican establishment support for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Walker said the “next up” mentality has not worked with candidates like Bob Dole in 1996, John McCain in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012, and it won’t cut it against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

“Jeb’s a good man. You’re not going to hear me speak ill” of him, Walker said, noting that Bush called him two days before announcing his leadership PAC. “I just think voters are going to look at this and say, ‘If we’re running against Hillary Clinton, we’ll need a name from the future – not a name from the past – to win.’ “

Walker acknowledged Bush’s fundraising advantage as well.

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INGLE: What’s gone wrong with Chris Christie?


INGLE: What’s gone wrong with Chris Christie?
Bob Ingle 6:31 p.m. EST March 6, 2015

TRENTON — Would the real Chris Christie please stand up? New Jerseyans who voted for a straight-shooting reformer and untypical politician are wondering if the guy they once loved was replaced by an imposter pod, like in the “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” movie.

One of the hotter topics around Trenton is a proposed Christie administration pollution settlement disclosed by The New York Times. Administrations going back to Jim McGreevey’s sought $8.9 billion from ExxonMobil. The Times reported the proposed settlement is a mere fraction of that, $250 million. It actually was only $225 million. A judge already has ruled the giant oil company is liable for pollution from refineries it once owned in Linden and Bayonne.

A former state Department of Environmental Protection commissioner, Brad Campbell, wrote in The Times that Christie’s chief counsel, Christopher Porrino, allegedly intervened to get a better deal for ExxonMobil, which was a big donor to the Republican Governors Association when Christie chaired it.

Speculation under the Gold Dome is Christie sold out the people of New Jersey for the equivalent of three cents on the dollar to balance his budget.

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Posted on 12/21/2014, 8:08:18 PM by dontreadthis

Publishing giant Pearson Inc. is set to rake in billions of dollars in profits related to the implementation of the Common Core standards, but the corporation is now dealing with legal problems exposing some of its suspicious methods that have led to its status as the King of Common Core. snip As Breitbart News reported in December of 2013, the Pearson Foundation agreed to a $7.7 million settlement with the state of New York after accusations by the state’s attorney general that the foundation helped develop Common Core-aligned courses for Pearson, Inc., its corporate parent.

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SNORE: Jeb Bush takes step toward 2016 run

Jeb Bush stumping for Thom Tillis

SNORE: Jeb Bush takes step toward 2016 run
By Cameron Joseph

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) on Tuesday announced he plans to “actively explore” a run for the White House in 2016.

Bush said in a Facebook post that he intends to create a new leadership PAC in January “that will help me facilitate conversations with citizens across America to discuss the most critical challenges facing our exceptional nation.”


It did not take much time before Twitter ignited in debate and conversation over former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s pre-announcement announcement about his bid for the White House.

National Journal        ✔ @nationaljournal

We’re actively exploring…oh, is this joke over already?

Sean Davis @seanmdav

Trying, and failing, to come up with a better example of American stagnation than a Bush/Clinton 2016 race.

Jedediah Bila @JedediahBila

My whole timeline is filled with Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton. I feel a nap coming on.

David Limbaugh @DavidLimbaugh

Unlike some I have great respect for the Bush family, especially W, but as for W’s policy ideas I didn’t like, Jeb embraces them on steroids

Melissa Clouthier @MelissaTweets

Jeb Bush is running. God save us. #commoncore #STUPID

Razor @hale_razor

Jeb Bush announces and will do a fine job, just like Presidents Dole, McCain, and Romney.

Ben Casselman        ✔ @bencasselman

If we have to live through Clinton-Bush again, can we at least get the ’90s economy too?

Tom O’C @teeocee

As a Democrat? MT @JebBush: I am excited to announce I will actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States