Last year in January, Fader published a piece that detailed the spending habits the parent company that owns the annual California based music festival, Coachella.
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The CEO Anschutz Entertainment Group, Philip Anschutz, allegedly donated thousands dollars to Republicans that were anti-LGBTQ, pro-life and other parties looking to protect the majority Republicans over Democrats in any respective house Congress.
When his spending habits hit the headlines, Philip released a statement saying it’s “nothing more than fake news,” adding: “I unequivocally support the rights all people without regard to sexual orientation. We are fortunate to employ a wealth diverse individuals throughout our family companies, all whom are important to us – the only criteria on which they are judged is the quality their job performance; we do not tolerate discrimination in any form.”
Fader has since published another piece, alleging Philip has continued to shell out the cash to Republican organizations. The publication reports that $5,400 was given to Senator Cory Gardner, who is widely known as being pro-gun. Senator Scott Tipton, who opposes same-sex marriage and abortion, apparently received $2,700.
Philip’s biggest contribution was $138,000 to the National Republican Senate Committee.
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Coachella, nor Philip has yet to respond to the second strain allegations. Do you guys think this news will stop certain people from going?