Tag Archives: billionaires

AOC Slams Buttigieg for Being ‘Funded by Billionaires’ but Accepted Funds from Billionaire Tom Steyer

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) accepted a significant donation in August 2018 from billionaire and 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer.

Jane Lynch Rebukes Liz Warren for Railing Against ‘Wine Cave’ Fundraisers: ‘Class Warfare Is Ugly’

Actress and comedian Jane Lynch blasted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) after the presidential hopeful bemoaned billionaires in wine caves during Thursday’s debate, accusing Warren of engaging in “ugly” class warfare.

Fact Check: Yes, Warren Is a Millionaire Who Has Received Money from at Least 30 Billionaires over Political Career

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) battled it out in a contentious back and forth over the South Bend mayor’s support from wealthy donors during Thursday’s debate, but Warren — a millionaire herself — has received money from at least 30 billionaires over her political career.

Fact Check: Joe Biden Falsely Claims Billionaire Donors ‘Oppose Everything I’ve Ever Done’

Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed during the PBS/Politico 2020 Democrat presidential primary debate that the billionaire donor class opposes his agenda for the nation. 

Harvard Guest Speaker: Charity Is Used by the Rich to Cover for ‘Injustice’

Harvard University’s guest speaker Anand Giridharas recently told students that donations to charity by the wealthy are a deceptive means of covering the injustices that the elites have created in society.

Ocasio-Cortez ‘Tired’ ‘Tired’ of Being Told Free College, Medicare for All Are Handouts

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) told a group of supporters over the weekend she is “tired” of being told free college and Medicare for All are handouts, arguing “nobody else is giving us a damn thing.”

Watch–Pete Buttigieg: Taking Donations from Billionaires Is Not ‘Big Money in Politics’

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg says he does not consider his taking donations from billionaires as “big money in politics,” a phrase often used by the 2020 Democrats running for president.

Self-Declared Climate Change ‘Global Leader’ Mike Bloomberg Enjoys His Own Fleet of Private Jets, Helicopters

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, worth an estimated $54 billion, enjoys his own fleet of private jets and helicopters while describing himself as a “global leader” on the environment and climate change.

Bloomberg Flashback: Tax Hikes on Poor ‘Good’ Because They Cannot Afford Things that Will Kill Them

Former New York City mayor and Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg once described tax hikes on the poor as a “good thing,” arguing that it essentially prevents lower-income individuals from purchasing things that would be detrimental to their health.

Warren Blasts Bloomberg in Iowa: ‘He Only Needs Bags and Bags of Money’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) kicked off her campaign event in Ankeny, Iowa, on Monday by blasting Michael Bloomberg and his “version of democracy,” arguing that he is not relying on people but “bags and bags of money” to “buy the nomination.”

Warren Supporters Say Bloomberg’s Entry ‘One of the Most Important Things’ to Happen to Her Campaign

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is expected to zero in on Michael Bloomberg, who officially jumped into the presidential ring on Sunday, with supporters describing his entry as “one of the most important things that happened to her campaign.”

Sanders, Warren Extend Chilly Welcome to Bloomberg: He’s ‘Not Going to Get Very Far’

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) extended a chilly welcome to Michael Bloomberg following his official entry into the presidential race, with Sanders proclaiming that “billionaires like Mr. Bloomberg are not going to get very far in this election.”

Bernie Sanders ‘Disgusted’ by Michael Bloomberg’s $33 Million Ad Buy

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said he is “disgusted” by Michael Bloomberg’s decision to purchase a massive $33 million ad buy, describing it as the “latest example of a rigged political system that we are going to change when we’re in the White House.”