Charles Koch’s political operation and his close family members have funded the campaigns and leadership PACs of all 13 U.S. senators who will attempt to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory on Jan. 6 based on Trump’s conspiracy theories and lies.
On January 6, a group of far-right Republican representatives will challenge the electoral votes Biden won in one final attempt to scrap democracy.
Tax records obtained by CMD reveal two donors to the right-wing publication’s new, affiliated nonprofit.
For the first time, DonorsTrust donated to explicitly white nationalist groups—and its contribution to VDARE tripled the group’s annual revenue.
The election on November 3 revealed splits between business leaders, with two of the nation’s largest spending political groups squaring off on congressional contests.
The preferred funding conduits of the Koch political donor network gave out $165 million in grants in 2019, $90 million of which went to right-wing think tanks, advocacy groups, litigation centers, media outlets, extremists, and climate deniers.
IRS filings obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy show that the Charles Koch Foundation gave $141 million to universities and colleges, right-wing organizations, and other causes in 2019.
While House Democrats took a hit in the 2020 elections, voters in several states favored progressive policies.
Americans for Prosperity Action, the super PAC of Charles Koch’s political operation, spent millions on digital ads, attack mail, and door-to-door canvassing in seven key U.S. Senate races, and more spending is likely in the two Georgia runoffs, the outcome of which will determine control of the U.S. Senate.
Charles Koch and his political network won at least 82 percent of the 439 candidates it invested in in the 2020 election cycle, according to an analysis of results by the Center for Media and Democracy.