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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Griffiss International Airport on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Rome, N.Y.

Donald Trump on Charles Koch: ‘I Don’t Need Him at All,’ ‘I Got My Own Money’

“He made some statements that were not very good for the Republican Party and that’s too bad,” Trump said of Koch recently suggesting he might support Clinton instead of the GOP nominee. “I don’t need him at all,” the billionaire said. “I couldn’t care less. I’m going to do what’s right for the American people.”

Sunday on ABC's "This Week," activist and CEO of Koch Industries …

Charles Koch: Idea of Registering Muslims ‘Reminiscent of Nazi Germany’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” activist and CEO of Koch Industries Charles Koch said some of the ideas put forth by Republicans during the current presidential campaign were “reminiscent of Nazi Germany” and “dangerous.” Partial transcript as follows: JON KARL, ABC

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George Mason’s Law School Named in Honor of Justice Scalia

ARLINGTON, Virginia — George Mason University School of Law, a top-tier law school known for a faculty that includes conservatives as well as liberals, announced that it is being named the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University.

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Koch Brothers Network Ready to Oppose Trump

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Donald Trump is so fiercely opposed by the Koch brothers network that some donors believe the powerful group will intervene to stop the billionaire if it looks like he could win the Republican presidential nomination.

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Lefty Billionaire Tom Steyer Once Again Using His Billions to Criticize Money in Politics

Coal investment tycoon and global warming pusher Tom Steyer uses his billions as a weapon to shape government leftward, and this week he is again using his billions to criticize the libertarian-minded Koch brothers for using their own money to shape government rightward. For a second time now, Styer is calling for the Kochs to join him in a “debate” on climate change.

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Bloomberg: ‘Scott Walker Is King of Kochworld’

From Bloomberg Politics: The relationship between the Kochs and Walker was cemented during Walker’s bitter war against public unions that led to a recall election in 2012. During the tense weeks of standoff at the capitol in Madison, it was the Kochs’

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Report: Koch Brothers Will Spend $889 Million on 2016 Elections

Billionaires Charles and David Koch, the libertarian-minded brothers who have become a major force in funding center-right political causes for over a decade, are set to spend nearly $900 million on the coming 2016 election cycle, a report leaked from inside their organization says.