The Million-Dollar Donors: A look at who is bankrolling the 2016 general election, by Rebecca Balhaus.
Nine of the ten largest donors gave to Hillary Clinton. Wall Street hedge fund veteran Donald Sussman gave $21 million to the Clinton campaign, over $12 million more than George Soros, the second-largest donor.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign took in 85% of all donations given from million-dollar donors.
- Clinton received 88% of her donations from million-dollar donations, Trump only 64%.
- Clinton had 21 billionaires donate to her,Trump only four.
- Wall Street donated $72 million to Hillary, but less than a million to Trump.
Despite their past with the labor movement, today’s Democrats are the party of the rich. The non-establishment Republicans are the party of the middle class.