Donald Trump is at Sheldon Adelson’s home turf in Vegas, but relations between the Republican presidential candidate and the Jewish casino mogul are deteriorating.
eldon Adelson, the casino billionaire and political donor extraordinaire, has an unlikely benefactor – the citizens of Nevada. As part of a consortium of investors helping the Oakland Raiders move to the nation’s gambling capital, Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands company helped push through the state legislature $750 million in public funding to build a football stadium in the city.
Jewish Republican donors have expressed their dissatisfaction with Trump from the start, and the latest revelations have led some to worry that Trump could taint the GOP brand.
It took a while. But Republican casino mogul Sheldon Adelson finally reached his natural position - as a top election year megadonor.
(JTA) — Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson reportedly will contribute as much as $25 million to a super PAC dedicated to derailing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid. The Future 45 fund was founded by Joe Ricketts, owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball franchise and his wife, Marlene, and is overseen by the Ricketts’ longtime political…
Israel Hayom, Israel’s right-wing newspaper affiliated with the ruling Likud party, surprised some by printing a full-page ad for a Nissan Sentra with two fathers.
Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson finally opened his checkbook and began to sign checks to Republicans. The good news for Donald Trump? One of them has his name on it. The bad news? It’s for only $5 million.
So far, Sheldon Adelson is showing Donald Trump his face — but not his money.
(JTA) — Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson told Donald Trump in a private meeting that the Republican presidential candidate must demonstrate a measure of humility, The New York Times reported. Adelson, a billionaire casino magnate, also told Trump in the meeting last week in Adelson’s suite at the St. Regis Hotel in New York that he…
A more “sober” approach has set in at the task force’s Las Vegas headquarters, according to David Brog, its executive director.