Left-wing financier George Soros figures prominently in a campaign by progressives to repeal the Trump tax cuts, according to a review of the campaign’s allied organizations and their tax records by The Daily Signal.
The campaign, called “Not One Penny,” first came together almost a year ago with what The Washington Post reported was “a seven-figure ad buy in eight Republican-held congressional districts.”
All of the districts, the Post reported, include “large numbers of white voters without college degrees, who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 but have not historically been passionate about tax cuts.”
The “direct action and activism” of the Not One Penny campaign, the Post reported, closely model the Tax March held April 15, 2017, and successful efforts to block repeal of Obamacare in the Senate.
Several organizations listed as partners by Not One Penny have tangible ties to Soros, the Hungarian-American billionaire and hedge fund manager. Soros is the founder and chairman of Open Society Foundations, an international grantmaking institution based in New York City and known for financing progressive political causes.
The Washington-based Capital Research Center, a nonprofit that examines how foundations, charities, and other nonprofits spend money and get involved in politics and advocacy, maintains a detailed profile of Soros, his activities, and the operations of his Open Society Foundations at its “Influence Watch” website.
“Among Not One Penny’s allies are plenty of groups funded by George Soros through his philanthropies,” Matthew Vadum, a senior vice president at Capital Research Center, told The Daily Signal in an email. “Among them are Demos, MoveOn.org, People’s Action (formerly National People’s Action), People for the American Way, Public Citizen, [and] Working Families.”
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