Newly Released Hillary Clinton Emails Reveal George Soros Regretted Backing Obama Over Her
According to emails which were just released, left-wing billionaire George Soros regretted backing Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008.
The Hill reports:
Clinton emails: Billionaire Soros said he regretted backing Obama
George Soros, a billionaire Democratic donor, told a close Hillary Clinton ally that he regretted voting for President Obama over her in the 2008 Democratic primary, according to an email released Thursday by the State Department.
Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden said in a May 2012 email to Clinton that Soros made the admission to her during a dinner.
“I told him I worked for you in the primaries and he said he’s been impressed that he can always call/meet with you on an issue of policy and said he hasn’t met with the President ever (though I thought he had),” Tanden wrote.
“He then said he regretted his decision in the primary – he likes to admit mistakes when he makes them and that was one of them,” she added.
“He then extolled his work with you from your time as First Lady on. You probably have heard this all before but on the off chance you haven’t, I thought I should let you know. Thanks again for doing the video!” she wrote.
An August 2012 article in The New Yorker said Soros gave $5 million to help elect Obama in 2008, and that he later felt snubbed by the president.
“Confidants say that, although he still supports Obama, Soros has been disappointed by him, both politically and personally,” the article said. “When Soros wanted to meet with Obama in Washington to discuss global economic problems, Obama’s staff failed to respond.”
This just goes to show that everyone has regrets about Obama, even the far left.