Not a Single Head of a Fortune 100 Company Has Yet to Donate to Trump

donald-trumpTypically, Fortune 100 company CEOs give money to Democrats and Republicans, but not a single one of them has given to the campaign of Donald Trump. According to analysis by The Wall Street Journal, 11 chief executives at Fortune 100 companies have donated to Hillary Clinton, but not a single one has given to Trump. 19 of them did donate to Trump’s former Republican rivals (including Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio), but the billionaire candidate has not received much support from these other business leaders. And just for perspective, these were the 2012 numbers:
In 2012, the top 100 CEOs donated a total of $142,000 to the Obama and Romney presidential campaigns. They also gave another $3.2 million to the candidates’ allied super PACs, which don’t cap contributions—much of which came from a single $3 million donation from Larry Ellison, then-CEO of Oracle Corp., to pro-Romney super PAC.

And yes, there are individual CEOs who have raised money for people on both sides (i.e. Apple’s Tim Cook holding fundraisers for both Clinton and Paul Ryan). [image via Dan Fleckner/Shutterstock] — — Follow Josh Feldman on Twitter: @feldmaniac

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