George Soros is a business tycoon, author, political activist, and philanthropist. He is among the top 30 richest people in the world. George Soros is the founder and chairman of Open Society Foundations, an organization that supports democracy and human rights in more than 100 countries worldwide. He was born in Hungary, but later acquired US citizenship. George Soros has been a loyal supporter and donor of Democrats Party for more than 30 years. In 2004 US elections, he funded Democrat party with $ 27 million in a move to counter the election of Republican candidate, George W. Bush as the president of the United States.
According to Federal Election Commission, George Soros donated more than $ 25 million in a bid to boost the election of Hillary Clinton, the Democrat presidential nominee. He had faith that Hillary Clinton would win the election. People close to him said that he was more politically concerned in the just concluded elections than in the previous years. He had even planned to attend the Democrat Convention to witness the acceptance of Clinton as the Democrat presidential flag-bearer. George later canceled the trip to attend to some personal business in Europe, but showed support for Clinton.
After Donald Trump mysterious victory over Hilary Clinton, George Soros and other billionaires who funded Clinton’s election campaign held a 3 day, closed door meeting. This meeting was held in Oriental hotel, Washington and was sponsored by Democrat Alliance donor club. The meeting was attended by high profile individuals who included leaders of Democratic Party, leaders of trade unions and other liberal groups. The agenda of the meeting revealed that they planned to block Donald Trump 100 days promise to Americans. They believed Trump’s plan was an assault on the achievements of President Obama and harmful to the nation.
The meeting came at a time when there were concerns about the role of the Democracy Alliance. The alliance was accused of failing to carry out its mandate. The alliance was said to have been converted to a social refreshment club for some rich individuals and labor party officials.
Despite Clinton’s defeat, Solos is still committed to supporting leaders whom he thinks will bring positive change to the people of America. He has in the recent past funded a group working to defeat Joe Arpaio with $2 million. Joe had been the Marcopa sheriff for 24 years. According to local campaign finance filings, George Soros has donated $1 million to a campaign team in Houston Harris County, $1.5 million in support for unseating an incumbent attorney in Gilpin County and $1 million in Phoenix County in support for a democrat candidate.
George Soros not only donate his funds to politicians but he also donates to people in need especially refugees. He is supporting refugees businesses by giving them more funds to expand their businesses. This year alone he has donated $500 million to immigrants and refugees businesses. He has called upon other people of goodwill to follow suit. Soros added that he will partner with humanitarian organizations like International Rescue Committee and United Nations High Commission for Refugees to oversee his donations.
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