2020 Democratic candidates to the public the rich blast, while private take your donations

in the vicinityVideo2020 Democrat candidates publicly attack the wealthy, while private collect your donations

LOS ANGELES-2020 Democrats get in for the long haul, it is a different race, a little attention will convince millionaires and fat-cat donors to buy-in of a candidate of the progressive message.

It is one thing to hammer the rich for a violation of “their fair share of pay”, in front of a bank of cameras, a totally different, while you have a glass of wine together in the mansions of Beverly Hills and penthouses of New York City to ask, while you write a check for $5,000 or more.

Democratic strategist Doug Schoen said, it happens every election, but especially this one.

“This Is an election where the ultra-rich pay more, pay more contributions. Pay more if super-PACs and, ultimately win, if the Democrats pay more taxes,” he said.

Early Wednesday, the Sanders campaign released a statement, announcing that it raised $6 million from small donors – an average of $27 announced in the first 24 hours, according to Sanders. It was not signed with the ‘Paid for Bernie…billionaires.”

By contrast, Cory, Sr., Booker is scheduled to attend, a Silicon Valley fundraiser on Saturday at the home of Laura and Gary Lauder, heir to the Estee Lauder fortune, which, depending on assets, is worth $13.7 billion.

Booker proposes increasing the property tax by 65 percent to wealthy families such as the Lauders. Booker against the Trump tax cut, because it is the state of increased debt, but also the Washington Post, said Booker would add “trillions to the national debt.” Booker favors Medicare for all – if a new California field poll found a majority of Californians are against him. Booker sponsored multiple bills to combat the consolidation of the industry, including a moratorium on some of the mergers.


Even Estee Lauder, owes its profitability to exactly that, the acquisition of 12 companies in the last 20 years.

It plays a role, the primary voters? Veteran labor journalist and Institute for Policy Studies fellow Sam Pizzigati says it does.

“I think the voters go to the primary school to look at the (FEC campaign Finance) reports and see if the people have in raising money from small donors, and if not, the candidates are said to be less credible with the primary voters,” he said.

Pizzigatti co-edited a website that documents the financial gap between the rich and the poor, and the numbers of the border line between managers and rank-and-file American workers.

Two industries, a place among the worst are Silicon Valley and Hollywood, where star actors and studio heads make millions, while the technicians and supporting cast make significantly less.

Sr., Kamala Harris of the Wall Street blamed to keep in your announcement speech, and said in New Hampshire this week.

“We have a tax bill that got passed, gave a trillion dollars to the top 1 percent, and the largest companies in America. You give the money back,” she said.

Harris knows the 1 percenet, had a fundraiser at the beginning of the month in Beverly Hills, the home of NBC Universal Chairman Jeff Shell. The crowd of people, loud, Political, and other millionaires, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Fox Television Group, Dana Walden, Paramount’s Jim Gianopulos, Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke, and Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, who allegedly earned $ 14 million last year, 500 times the average rank-and-file workers ‘ salary, according to federal records.

Harris also got a huge boost when the fashion-announced tycoon and former Clinton supporter Susie Tompkins Buell, your support. Tompkins Buell founded the Esprit clothing and North Face. She helped bundle $6 million for Clinton.

Harris proposes to increase taxes for the rich, a $3,000 to $6,000 tax credit for families earning less than $100,000.


Harris continues to block to try to Hollywood with a fundraiser next month in Los Angeles at the house of J. J. Abrams and his wife, the producer of Katie McGrath. Starting price is $2.800, – per person, with whom you will collect $10,000 as a co-host.

Among the already declared candidates, Booker, Harris and Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a long history of taking corporate cash and asking big donors to max out your contributions, while Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren could try to fix the box to fail to walk the talk.

“Stop handing out huge tax giveaways to rich people,” Warren said in announcing her candidacy. “I’m not taking a dime of PAC money in this campaign. I’m not a lobbyist with a single audit from a Federal. I’m not under applications of billionaires who want to lead a PAC in my name. And I challenge every other candidate that asks to say for your vote in this primary, exactly the same thing.”

This is probably not, but Pizzigatti believes “there is incredible pressure to not accept corporate PAC and super PAC money.”

He said that he want people to see authenticity.


“And if you complain about the concentration of wealth and power of the rich, then turn around and not take money from these very same people, they are authentic,” he said. “I think the voters in the primary school is very hostile to candidates who go that way.”

Schoen thinks that the pressure will not press seen with millionaires to make more money, the super PACs, where donations are harder to link, the of a person is a candidate.

“There are limits of how much you give for a candidate, and which are relatively modest, to play in the area of $2,500 to $3,000,” he said. “That’s not much for a super rich person. So always be on the left side of the ultra-rich of this great ideological Super PACs like ActBlue, that the aggregate money and give large amounts of the selected candidates.”

Warren and Sanders are likely to focus on small-dollar donations that make the headlines, but usually do not win the race.

Since the first elections in the year 2013, Booker received $almost 6 million from lawyers and Wall Street. Almost 70 percent of the total donations came from large donors.


Since 2015, Harris $raised 22 million, mostly from wealthy lawyers, the tech and entertainment industry. Almost 60 percent of the money came from large donors.

Klobuchar supports raising taxes on those who earn more than $250,000. While in Congress, she received nearly $6 million from PACs, and 65 percent of the company. Their biggest donors are lawyers or executives of Delta, Cargill, Disney and General Mills.

Why do the well-to-do liberals donate a lot of money to Democrats who promise to raise taxes? Most of the can afford it. Also the wealth of the upper 1 per cent, is usually protected in a trust. Donations also allow the rich reputation when cutting to enjoy your tax debt.

“I don’t think anyone really wants to pay more taxes, but for those who said ideologically on the left side and very well them having somehow the feeling that it is their responsibility to pay more,” Schoen.

Another source who cares about the donor of the said money in Los Angeles, the money doesn’t really matter.

“If you agree with their vision that they are in,” said the source. “Cut you a check for $5,000 is nothing for these people, whether they agree with where you are taking this country.”

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