Donald Trump getting into the white house was not something that most people anticipated, as many people wrote him off as a joke, even well into the presidential race. The mainstream media boldly stated that there was no way he would get into the white house and held up polls to show that his presidency was an impossibility. This outcome was something that George Soros, a billionaire investor who was heavily involved in the Hillary Clinton campaign, did not expect as well. His contributions to the Clinton campaign totaled twenty five million dollars, as he fully expected that the donations that he made would help to get her into the white house. The polls showed that Hillary Clinton would win big, but it became very clear that the polls that were taken were absolutely wrong, as Donald Trump literally won in a landslide, despite the fact that Hillary took the popular vote.
The results have left investors reeling and one of the people that has been hit the hardest has been George Soros. Soros did not expect that Trump was going to get into the white house and for the most part, assumed that the work he did in the election process would help tip Hillary Clinton over the scale. All of the numbers showed that she would easily glide into the presidency, which would have been great for George Soros and the rest of his donors. However, since Donald Trump has won the presidency and will be heading to the white house come January 20th of next year, George Soros has started to come up with a game plan. Since there is little that can be done to prevent Trump from running the country, Soros has started to aim his focus on diminishing the effects that Donald Trump is going to have. Soros has invested a massive amount of money into social issues, which he can still do for the most part, which is probably still going to have a major effect on the country.
George Soros has been heavily involved in Black Lives Matter and is well known for funding the group, dating all the way back to the events that took place in Ferguson, MO. It will likely be these social issues that he now focuses on, as well as upcoming elections that may potentially lessen the power that Trump has. George Soros is sort of going on defense and trying to put a strategy together to stop the changes that Trump is going to make in the following years. Based on the fact that Trump is in power and can make the changes that he has promised throughout the election process, there is little that George Soros can do, aside from trying to put roadblocks in the way and try to make things harder for Trump in the white house.
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