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bucolic_frolic

(43,997 posts)
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 02:05 PM Jul 2017

Billionaire Florida donor rails against Trump

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Source: Politico

TALLAHASSEE — Billionaire health care mogul and former GOP megadonor Mike Fernandez has harsh words for Republicans who don't stand up to President Donald Trump.

“All the Republicans who hide behind the flag and hide behind the church, they don’t have the f------ balls to do what it takes,” Fernandez told POLITICO Florida in a telephone interview on Thursday.

Fernandez, a Miami-area resident, has long been a political rainmaker and donor, spending $3.5 million in ads against Trump in 2016 alone. He has, however, grown disenchanted with the direction of political leaders at both the state and federal level. He left the GOP due to Trump.

“I am out of the political process. Too disgusted, too expensive, too supportive of ego maniacs whose words have the value of quicksand,” he wrote in an email to a Republican fundraiser seeking political contributions.

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More at the site. Fernandez supported Jeb and then HRC.
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Billionaire Florida donor rails against Trump (Original Post) bucolic_frolic Jul 2017 OP
Link? DonViejo Jul 2017 #1
Donate to good Democrats then dude awesomerwb1 Jul 2017 #2
Link but it is outside of LBN timeframe BumRushDaShow Jul 2017 #3
Locking... DonViejo Jul 2017 #4

DonViejo

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1. Link?
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 02:09 PM
Jul 2017

awesomerwb1

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2. Donate to good Democrats then dude
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 02:12 PM
Jul 2017

BumRushDaShow

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3. Link but it is outside of LBN timeframe
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 02:20 PM
Jul 2017
http://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2017/07/20/billionaire-gop-donor-out-of-politics-calls-trump-abortion-of-a-human-113528

I do wish more of the billionaire class will do this AND put their money where their mouths are.

DonViejo

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Fri Jul 21, 2017, 02:34 PM
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