Reid hits Koch Brothers for putting money in politics with incendiary speech

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday singled out the Koch brothers in an incendiary speech on the chamber floor, calling their involvement in politics “un-American” and accusing them of trying to use their wealth to undermine democracy.

His opening remarks stoked a feud that has grown nastier week by week as Democrats worry about their prospects in November’s elections.

Groups associated with Charles and David Koch, billionaire industrialists with deep ties to libertarian and conservative circles, have been running ads attacking Obamacare.

Mr. Reid’s Republican counterpart, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, hinted that Democrats’ big-money backers could face the same sort of demonization that Mr. Reid doled out. It was a signal that the vicious back-and-forth over money’s role in politics is just getting started.

6 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • CountryBoy says:

    Of course Reid FAILED to mention all the money that democratic Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pump into democrat coffers each year….

    1. CforUS says:

      One word,,,,,,, SOROS.

  • mabera19 says:

    What’s un-American, Fema camps, Russian soldiers training (for what) in America. Obama Care, A treasonous fraud of a president, and many more….

  • Jim says:

    Notice how they fail to mention George Soros or the Tides Foundation when it comes to the Dummocrats

  • junkmailbin says:

    harry trying to draw attention from the massive amount of money that the unions shovel into liberal causes and democrat candidates.

  • Graywolf12 says:

    Why do you refer to him as “Mister”? Due to his actions and lies he is ineligible for that title. He is a discrase to the human race.

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