Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Hosts $50,000-per-Ticket Hillary Fundraiser
Despite Hillary Clinton’s convention outreach to Sen. Bernie Sanders’s supporters over campaign finance reform — “Your cause is our cause,” she said — Apple CEO Tim Cook is hosting a fundraiser for Clinton at up to $50,000 a ticket.
Sanders’s man-of-the-people campaign raised $228,556,686 from over 7 million individual donors, contributing an average of just $27. Small individual contributors that gave less than $200 accounted for about 60 percent of Sanders’s donations.
Hillary Clinton told Sanders supporters that as a woman of the people, “Our country needs your ideas, energy and passion.” But according to the non-partisan OpenSecrets blog, Clinton hasn’t been wasting much time focusing on $27 contributors.- READ MORE