Some Of Trump’s 2016 Megadonors Say No To 2024 Bid

VANDALIA, OHIO - NOVEMBER 7:  Supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump await his arrival at a rally for Ohio Republicans at the Dayton International Airport on November 7, 2022 in Vandalia, Ohio. Trump is campaigning for Republican candidates, including U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance, who faces U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) in tomorrow's general election. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A growing number of Republican megadonors who backed former President Trump in 2016 say they will not support him in 2024.
  • That list includes Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebekah, who kicked in $20 million to GOP PACs in 2016.
  • The Mercers join a growing list of major donors who formerly backed the former president but have since distanced themselves from Trump, including Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman, Citadel CEO Ken Griffin, businessman Andy Sabin, and billionaire Ronald Lauder.



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