The Hungarian born hedge fund specialist George Soros has recently made his successful return to the world of U.S. politics after spending the last few years working to bring democracy to the people of the world. George Soros had not made a large splash in the U.S. in a political sense on nybooks.comsince the 2004 Presidential election when he provided around $27 million in funding for the campaign of John Kerry; Soros decided to return to U.S. politics in 2016 in a bid to propel former First Lady Hillary Clinton to the White House and halt the rise of the political right in the U.S.
Soros made his return to U.S. politics in 2016 and has followed the victory of President Elect Donald Trump with an appearance at the Democracy Alliance event held in Washington D.C. in the days following the shocking Presidential election results on nytimes.com; Soros himself established the group to give a forum for leading figures in the Democratic Party and wealthy donors a stage on which to discuss the future of both the party and the U.S.
George Soros had initially returned to politics in the U.S. in 2016 after being given an open door to the office of Hillary Clinton to discuss policy options and bring his own view of world events to the former Secretary of State. Over the course of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election season George Soros has been providing funding for many different Democrat candidates in the U.S. over the course of 2015 and 2016, including around $3.5 million to candidates for state level elections. The election campaign of Hillary Clinton was the major beneficiary of the funds of George Soros during 2016 to the tune of around $25 million.
In the wake of the Republican victories in the U.S. Congress and the Presidential elections George Soros has doubled down on his commitment to the Democrat’s and is hoping to play a major role in the coming years. The former refugee has used the Democracy Alliance event in Washington D.C. to begin plans for fighting back with state elections in 2017 and 2018 the first steps in bringing success to the left wing for George Soros.