Tag: Sheldon Adelson

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 21: (ISRAEL OUT) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Defence Minister Ehud Barak (not pictured), on November 21, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. An official ceasfire started at 9pm local time between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement after eight days of conflict resulting in the deaths of over 140 Palestinians, five Israelis and many hundreds injured. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Fights Back Against Police Recommendation for Indictment

Israel’s police service formally recommended Tuesday that the country’s attorney general indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two cases of alleged corruption. But the prime minister is fighting back, declaring that the accusations are the result of a political campaign to remove him from power.

Report: Republican Megadonor Sheldon Adelson Won’t Support Steve Bannon’s Efforts to Defeat GOP Establishment

Vegas Casino magnate and Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson issued a statement on Monday that he will not support former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s efforts to defeat GOP establishment-aligned Senate incumbents in 2018. Bannon and his conservative allies plan to replace these incumbents with Republican primary challengers who support the populist and economic nationalist agenda that propelled President Trump to victory.

HEMPSTEAD, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: Businessman Sheldon Adelson (L) and Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence (R) attend the Presidential Debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York. The first of four debates for the 2016 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by NBC's Lester Holt. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu Spoke with Sheldon Adelson Over 100 Times in Four Years

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held 230 telephone conversations between 2012 and 2015 with the Israel Hayom newspaper’s then editor-in-chief, Amos Regev, and 120 conversations with the paper’s billionaire owner Sheldon Adelson, it emerged Sunday following a recent court order requiring the prime minister to release his phone records with the two controllers of the influential Israeli daily.

On Tuesday, January 31, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence conducted a swearing-in of Elaine Chao as the Transportation Secretary, in the Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Pence: World Will Know America Stands with Israel

Vice President Mike Pence assured the Republican Jewish Coalition that he and President Donald Trump will work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly policies at home and supporting Israel abroad.

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NeverTrump’s Ricketts Family Boards the Trump Train

The Ricketts family, which spent $5.5 million earlier this year on a negative advertising campaign to stop Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination, will now spend $1 million in an effort to boost Trump’s efforts in the general election.

The NFL said in a statement Tuesday that Twitter would stream the 10 Thursday Night Football games, which would also be available on broadcast networks and the league's own NFL Network

Pluses and Minuses to Consider with Another NFL Team in Texas

Not since 1985 has San Antonio enjoyed a professional football team within its immediate media market. If the Oakland Raiders have their way, the Alamo City could be competing with Las Vegas for Texas’ third franchise, at the expense of local taxpayers according to a Breitbart Texas interview with Stanford University economics professor Roger Noll.

Sheldon Adelson Pledges $100 Million to Elect Trump President

The casino magnate Sheldon G. Adelson told Donald J. Trump in a private meeting last week that he was willing to contribute more to help elect him than he has to any previous campaign, a sum that could exceed $100 million, according to two Republicans with direct knowledge of Mr. Adelson’s commitment.

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Republican Donor Adelson and Trump May be Aligning on Israel

MACAU (Reuters) – Top Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week and that the two American billionaires broached the issue at the heart of Adelson’s political agenda: support for Israel.


Maher: George Soros Is Different From The Kochs And Adelson

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher said it’s a “false equivalency” to compare liberal megadonor George Soros to the Kochs and Sheldon Adelson on Friday. After Maher argued that there’s too much money in politics, and specifically cited Sheldon Adelson and

RNC Chair: GOP ‘Cooked’ if No Win in 2016

The Republican Party is now in a last-ditch effort to save itself – and the only answer is presidential victory, according to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. Speaking with the Washington Examiner, Priebus explained, “We’re seeing more and more that if you don’t hold the White House, it’s very difficult to govern in this country – especially in Washington D.C. However, I think that we may have become, unfortunately, a midterm party that doesn’t lose and presidential party that’s had a really hard time winning.”

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Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Poised to Back Marco Rubio

As Sen. Marco Rubio continues to climb in the national GOP presidential polls, so do his prospects of picking up major donors, whose big bucks could very well push him across his party’s primary finish line in 2016–donors such as casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.

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GOP Contenders Gather at ‘Sheldon Adelson Primary’ in Vegas

This weekend, leaders of the Republican Jewish Coalition hold their annual spring meeting in Las Vegas–and, as in prior years, many Republican presidential hopefuls will be in attendance. The conference is hosted by Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate, philanthropist and Republican mega-donor.