Billionaire donor David Koch to retire

Billionaire donor David Koch to retire

Billionaire donor David Koch to retire

Over the years, David Koch has donated millions of dollars to a variety of organizations and causes both political and non-political.

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The two brothers are among wealthiest men of America, with Forbes magazine placing their net worth at $80 billion each.

He added: "David has never wanted anything for himself that he hasn't earned, as his sole desire has always been to contribute".

He's donated to museums - giving $35 million to the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum and $20 million to the American Museum of Natural History in NY.

The Koch network has signaled its willingness to challenge the president on trade tariffs; has announced that it spend money to support a Democratic senator, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, for backing a deregulation bill; and sent out mailers backing Democrats who stood with them on supporting a permanent fix for DREAMers, undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors. In addition to the tax cuts, they also benefited from major deregulation and the appointment of scores of business-friendly judges.

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The 78-year-old Wichita, Kansas native was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1992 and has since undergone several rounds of treatments.

But they have become more outspoken in recent months as President Donald Trump has followed through on some of the protectionist and populist rhetoric that made them leery of him in the first place. Other non-political institutions to which he has made sizable contributions include the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York City Ballet's Lincoln Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He gave $128 million to New York-Presbyterian Hospital, $26.5 million to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, $26.2 million to the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, $20 million to Johns Hopkins University, $10 million to Mount Sinai Medical Center and $10 million to the children's hospital at Stanford University for allergy research. Koch officials said David Koch's donations and pledges to non-profit groups have topped $1.3 billion.

"Due to health reasons, David Koch will be resigning from the board of the AFP Foundation". In 1980, he was the Libertarian Party's nominee for vice-president. They won about 1% of the vote.

"We greatly appreciate his vital role on the board and all that he has done to help us build a strong foundation for our future success", Mark Holden, general counsel of Koch Industries and co-chairman of the semi-annual donor summits the political network hosts, said in a statement. Charles Koch said David Koch will now get the title of "Director Emeritus".

The prominent Republican donors control Koch Industries, the second-largest private company in the United States, which has an annual revenue of $115bn (£86bn).

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