Charles Koch recently denied claims that he sponsored a move to stop Donald Trump calling all the Republican nominees “terrible role models.” According to Charles Koch, he would rather not get involved in the remaining presidential candidates or decide to stay out of supporting any candidate in this year’s election entirely. Charles was speaking in an interview with ABC news network that was aired on Sunday. Charles Koch cited that Republican candidates have chosen the wrong path when they decide to engage in personal attacks instead of ideas that would help the country move forward.
When asked about supporting Hilary Clinton, Charles Koch said that it was a possible move to support her presidency sending shockwaves to the Republicans about how the party is currently divided about the way forward. Koch is the author of the book “Good Profit” and he is famous for his important status in politics especially pushing forward for a free market. In the interview, Koch said that Bill Clinton was better in some ways, and this could be the same for Hilary Clinton.
According to Charles Koch, the only way he could support Trump is if he backtracks on some of his controversial promises. Charles Koch publicly slammed the Trump’s rhetoric about preventing Muslims entry in the U.S. on a temporary basis as “antithetical”. However, it is not Koch network’s support that Trump should be worried about, it is the fact that he might lose the support of the Koch network and other billionaires completely when he needs them the most.
To cut the story short, Trump should find out why Charles would prefer supporting Hilary Clinton and not him. Charles Koch is now 80-years-old and someone who has spent many years in politics funding most of the Republican candidates to win the election. For those who even think Koch network is an insider because they have supported Republican Party for years, it is important to understand it that Koch network just like Trump is an outsider who tries to influence policies from outside the party politics.
For now, unifying the Republican party should not be a priority for Trump, instead, he should spend his quality time finding out what Koch network and their allies want, what policies they think are better for the country and how they should be accommodated in the policies he has for the country. Trump need to understand that the history of the Republican donors most of which have built their businesses, runs parallel with the rise of the conservative movement as the political force that has existed since Ronald Reagan.
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