Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Meet The FOUR People Funding The Ted Cruz Campaign

Ted Cruz was recently bragging about how much money he raised on the campaign trail. It's true, he's raised the second most among the Republicans. He's already raised $38 million. Unfortunately, four people account for $36 million of that.

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.

"Two low-profile Texas brothers have donated $15 million to support Sen. Ted Cruz, a record-setting contribution that amounts to the largest known donation so far in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Farris and Dan Wilks, billionaires who made their fortunes in the West Texas fracking boom, have given $15 million of the $38 million that the pro-Cruz super PAC, Keep the Promise, will disclose in election filings next week, according to sources outside the super PAC with knowledge of the giving."*

Read more here: First on CNN: Billionaire brothers give Cruz super PAC $15 million

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