George Soros is a man of action and will do whatever it takes to further his message and to ensure that everyone is treated equal. Following the unexpected outcome of the 2016 election, George Soros held a three-day closed door meeting with rich liberals who gave millions with the hopes of electing Hillary Clinton. Soros has been a strong advocate for criminal justice and immigration reform.
The conference was sponsored by Soros‘ funded Democracy Alliance donor club. Among those who made appearances include Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Keith Ellison. The meeting was launched by Soros has an attempt to get an early start at rebuilding the party as well as rebutting any policies that President Trump intended to put in place on day one.
Several of the sessions dealt with preparing for the 2017 and 2018 election. There was also a session on thwarting President Trump’s 100-day plan, which has called a serious threat on Obama’s achievement. The meeting also was put on, so the party could consider their approach to politics and the role of the exclusive donor club. Democracy Alliance has had a strong hand in shaping the left’s agenda.
The Democracy Alliance based their strategy on the belief that minorities and women were becoming the “rising American electorate” which would shift elections to Democrats. Politico points out that Democracy Alliance could be seen as just a social club for wealthy donors and labor union leaders. Democracy Alliance President Gara LaMarche, acknowledged that a review was in order because of the election results.
Democrat Rep. Ellison acknowledged that the Democratic party needs to invest more time in training officials and creating policies in the state. The Democracy Alliance also held a session focusing on saving Obamacare and rethinking polling. George Soros launched the Democracy Alliance following President Bush winning the election in 2004 against Senator John Kerry. Read more at Politico about George Soros.
George Soros’ group requires each member to contribute $200,000 to a variety of groups. Members are also required to pay $30,000 in dues each year. Democracy Alliance has brought in more than $500 million for a variety of groups including Media Matters and Center for American Progress. While DA is Soros’ foundation, he rarely attends meetings but made an appearance at the special event because of the unexpected outcome of the 2016 election. Visit cnbc.com to know more about George Soros.