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Oracle’s Larry Ellison gears up to spend
millions to back Tim Scott’s 2024 run

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 5/23/2023 12:36:58 AM

Oracle co-founder and Republican megadonor Larry Ellison is preparing to spend millions of dollars backing Sen. Tim Scott’s run for president. The plans have been in motion since the 2022 midterms, when Ellison donated $30 million to a pro-Scott super PAC, Opportunity Matters Fund, according to people familiar with the Oracle executive chairman’s plans. People who declined to be named for this story did so in order to speak freely about private planning and deliberations. Scott announced his campaign Monday. A Republican strategist and fundraiser close to Ellison told CNBC that the businessman’s donations to the super PAC this time are likely to at least double

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Reply 1 - Posted by: snakeoil 5/23/2023 12:59:10 AM (No. 1475485)
Tim Scott is a good man and a good senator. But he isn't going to be POTUS. But moneybags can spend his money any way he chooses.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden 5/23/2023 2:13:01 AM (No. 1475495)
Ellison should realize by now that as great US Senator Tim Scott is becoming, America needs a President, self-financed by principles, planning and diligence, with unrelenting love and prayer for America [especially our unborn] and history, like this: TBIYTC
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cindiana 5/23/2023 7:27:20 AM (No. 1475556)
There is no explanation of why Ellison is all-in for Scott. To commit so early (2022, per the article) to a very average Senator's possible run makes my antenna go up. Further, the article says Musk may be next. WHY?? FTA: ...The Republican strategist close to Ellison also noted that Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk could follow his friend and supporter Ellison in backing the South Carolina senator. Musk has recently followed Scott on Twitter, retweeted the senator’s tweet featuring the video of the campaign announcement and praised a recent Scott ad. “Great statement by @votetimscott!,” Musk tweeted on Friday. Musk, who has a net worth of about $176 billion, previously said he would support Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis if he ran for president...
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Reply 4 - Posted by: philsner 5/23/2023 7:34:55 AM (No. 1475561)
That this is important to the communist media is all you need to know.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: anniebc 5/23/2023 7:53:08 AM (No. 1475571)
What has Tim Scott done to think we think he should be president?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: spacer 5/23/2023 9:18:06 AM (No. 1475637)
#5...I think you know the answer. It's is maddening that some of us can't see the forest for the trees. Huge donors and TDS moguls surrounding the likes of DeSantis and Scott mean one thing. President Trump has to go and the debt owed by the Scotts and DeSantis' to those string holders will come before any of the "promises" made to us rubes. MAGA
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Felixed 5/23/2023 9:30:44 AM (No. 1475649)
Why? Because following the Ross Perot example provides another arrow in the quiver of Uniparty drive to keep Trump out. Who remembers that Perot's candidacy split the "conservative" vote and gave the Clintons their pResidency? Bueller?, Bueller?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 5/23/2023 11:53:41 AM (No. 1475762)
A fool and his millions are soon parted.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird 5/23/2023 12:15:05 PM (No. 1475789)
Ellison has spent millions on the likes of Susan Collins, anti-Trumping. Supposedly likes Scott because he supports Israel. (Is that better than supporting America?)
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