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Republican Megadonor Who Previously Backed DeSantis Now On The Fence About Who To Support

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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A GOP megadonor who previously backed the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida has said that he will not fund DeSantis’ presidential campaign, according to a report by CNBC.

Ken Griffin, the founder and CEO of Citadel LLC with a personal net worth of $35.4 billion, has a long history of donating to Republican candidates, having donated over $71 million to federal candidates during the 2022 midterm elections alone. Griffin has said that he is not planning to support DeSantis’ presidential campaign, despite having spent $5 million...

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