Hillary Clinton has taken in roughly three times the amount of donations from hedge funds than Barack Obama did in ’08.
Hedge funds have contributed $122 million to this election cycle, $48.5 million of which to Hillary’s campaign. Comparing these numbers with Donald Trump (who has allotted just $19,000 from hedge funds), Hillary has $48,000,000 more than Trump from hedge funds.
Trump is an anomaly among Republicans — who so far this campaign cycle have gotten in excess of $65.8 million from hedge funds.
Juxtaposing Clinton’s numbers with hedge fund contributions in 2008, one finds an interesting discrepancy. Democratic party candidates, in 2008, received just $14 million from hedge funds, reports Market Watch.
Clinton’s $108 million dollar jump is an interesting figure, considering she has purported that she will confront Wall Street and big business.
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