Published On: Sun, Aug 16th, 2015

Bill de Blasio Has Lunch with Son of George Soros

Alex Soros

 

 

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio had a lunch meeting with the son of liberal Jewish billionaire George Soros, a strong advocate on national progressive issues, in South Hampton on Saturday.

“Great lunch meeting today with the great mayor of #NYC, @billdeblasio! A man who has done-and continues to do-so much for ALL New Yorkers although unfortunately too often doesn’t receive the credit or support he deserves in his efforts for doing so, something I find particularly aggregating, ” Alex Soros wrote on Instagram.

The 29-year-old Soros Reportedly The new “Bend the Arc” PAC is reportedly the first ever Jewish super PAC not to make Israel-related issues a top priority, choosing to focus instead on things like immigration, gay marriage, and income inequality.

Other donors include Marc Baum, Paul Egerman, and Terry Winograd, according to Politico.

Bend the Arc PAC will back progressive candidates by making direct contributions to their campaign committees.

Soros Sr., who made his fortune as a hedge fund manager, has donated millions to Democratic PACs.

The new PAC aims to raise $500, 000 for 2016, according to Politico. It will likely wait out the primary before endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, but has already named 12 Democratic representatives that it plans to back in Congress.

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