Report: Green Billionaire Used His Money To Purchase Dem Party Energy Platform

tom_steyerBillionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is using his vast wealth to purchase the Democratic Party’s platform on climate change, as well as overturn constitutional checks on power, according to a report from an environmental legal group.

The Energy and Environment Legal Institute published a report Monday showing Steyer is using tens of millions of dollars in donations to environmental groups, candidates and political parties in an effort to make the U.S. coal-free.

Steyer, who amassed the bulk of his wealth as a hedge fund manager, has transitioned from taking out millions in advertisements, which he tried in to 2014 with little success, to shoveling millions in donations to political candidates in an effort to cajole them into doing his bidding. His donations are contingent on the candidates accepting his global warming agenda, according to the report.

Steyer donated millions during the 2014 elections in an effort to stymie Republicans and conservatives in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan and New Hampshire statewide elections. Democrats were able to hold on to Senate seats in New Hampshire and Michigan, but Republicans took Colorado and Iowa.

Steyer and his political action group, NextGen Climate Action, spent about $20.7 million in independent expenditures in 2014, mostly opposing Republican candidates. He has spent more than $13 million so far this election year, according to OpenSecrets.org.

Steyer funded the Democratic National Committee, according to E&E Legal’s report, and the purchase of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 campaign platform on climate change and renewable energy. The DNC, the report states, “adopted the Steyer agenda word for word.”

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    Amber

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    A bit surprising the Democrat’s would sell so cheap .
    Any union that supports a party that openly threatens membership jobs as an election payoff to a sugar daddy deserves to be sued by the membership for it .
    Why would the democrat’s pee on their own shoes ?

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    Amber

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    There are over 500 billionaires in the USA . Almost as many as China, you know that have not underdeveloped country . The top 20 USA billionaires alone have accumulated financial worth exceeds that of half the entire USA population give or take over 150 million people .

    Is it really fair to assume Tom Steyer is the only billionaire flexing his wallet ? Are all the other 499 billionaires just a little too busy making and counting their cash ? Some how that seems highly unlikely . When you really look at it is Tom Steyer driving the Democrat bus ? Nah it seems a little far fetched that all the other billionaires just sit around watching Tom Steyer set the Democrat agenda .
    How many Chinese billionaires have no interest in who gets into the Whitehouse ?
    These people didn’t accumulate that much wealth in a short time by picking winning lottery tickets .
    It could be as simple as this . USA you can have a place to sell your never to be repaid debt providing your industrial manufacturing keeps getting relocated to China .
    Fair deal and the only deal for a little while at least to the point where USA citizens figure how they have been sold out . But by then Houston you will have a major problem .
    Not that Steyers apparent green agenda is all bad or good but there is no way a relatively small billionaire is running the Democrat agenda . The question is who does and why ?

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    Amber

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    Correction … There are over 500 billionaires in Asia not just in China as indicated above .

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