12/9/19 Eli Clifton on the Billionaire ‘Megadonors’ Controlling the GOP
Scott talks to Eli Clifton about the billionaire “megadonors” who control the Republican party. Although Trump started his campaign touting his status as an independent billionaire who couldn’t be bought, Clifton explains how even if that’s true, someone needs to fund all the senate and congressional campaigns of the candidates to support Trump during his term. Since these donors are almost universally zionist neocons, Trump’s foreign policy ends up being directed toward Israel’s interests, meaning toward war with Afghanistan.
Discussed on the show:
“2¾ Cheers for the New Quincy Institute” (Antiwar.com Original)“Trump Stuck Between Ending Endless Wars and his Hawkish Megadonors” (Responsible Statecraft)
Eli Clifton is an investigative journalist working with the Quincy Institute and a contributing editor for Lobe Log. Follow him on Twitter @EliClifton.
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