The Republican Party’s single biggest donor in the 2022 midterm election cycle also teamed up with a nationwide network aimed at overturning GOP election losses.
Right-wing megadonor Dick Uihlein funneled tens of millions of dollars to the nonprofit Restoration Action Inc., which hired former Donald Trump campaign official and election conspiracy theorist Gina Swoboda as its executive director, according to a newly uncovered IRS filing shared with The Daily Beast.
“Restoration Action is a hub for election denial, including funding some of the key players pushing election falsehoods in Arizona at the moment,” said Brendan Fischer, deputy executive director of the watchdog group Documented, which obtained and shared the filing. “This is a reminder that there’s big money behind the push to undermine democracy. Through Restoration Action and other entities, an array of groups pushing election conspiracy theories are backed by literally tens of millions of dollars from just one billionaire couple.”
The filing shows […]