Billionaire Tom Steyer may not be one of the most prominent contenders in the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, but he's certainly putting his billions of dollars to use.
The candidate recently purchased a website domain that's sure to infuriate Trump.
The NRA Is Accused of Anti-Semitism for a Tweet Slamming Democratic Billionaires Days After the Pittsburgh Shooting
The National Rifle Association on Tuesday posted a tweet attacking three Jewish Democratic donors in a last-minute push before the midterms, and social media is fighting back.
"Another billionaire is pumping unlimited money into electing anti-gun lawmakers," the organization wrote. "Notorious anti-gunner George Soros joins anti-gun billionaires Steyer and Bloomberg. There is no end to how much they’ll pay to push their elitist agenda on Americans."
In the wake of the Valentine's Day shooting in Parkland, Florida last week, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have emerged as fierce advocates on gun safety, speaking out and organizing on the issue where adults have clearly failed.
Many now see high school students as a sleeping giant that has been awakened by this tragedy, and now billionaire progressive activist Tom Steyer just announced his plan to mobilize them nationally this November with a $1 million voter registration drive.
Democratic Billionaire Tom Steyer Has a Plan For Flipping Congress and Republicans Should Be Very Worried
Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmentalist and Democratic political donor who has spent millions on national ads calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment, announced he will spend $30 million through his advocacy group, NextGen America, this year trying to get members of his party elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to win control of the chamber from Republicans.
The $30 million will be used to mobilize young voters in 10 key states: Florida, Virginia, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada, California, Pennsylvania, Iowa, New Hampshire and Arizona. Steyer also announced he will not personally be running for office.