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Sponsor of QAnon Mob Financing Washington Republicans’ Campaigns

DCCC: Republicans “must disgorge themselves of every dollar they have taken from Richard Uihlein and vow to never take a dime again”

In response to new reporting from WBEZ Chicago that revealed GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein financed the Tea Party Patriots – one of the 11 groups that organized the insurrectionist mob which attacked the U.S. Capitol and committed an act of domestic terrorism – the DCCC called on House Republican candidates, and organizations dedicated to electing House Republicans to disgorge all money they had received from Richard Uihlein. These organizations include the NRCC, Congressional Leadership Fund, and the Club for Growth.

Between 2018 and 2020 Richard Uihlein donated $65,000 to the NRCC and $25,000 to the Congressional Leadership Fund, the super PAC controlled by Minority Leader McCarthy.

Over the last decade, Richard Uihlein donated more than $39,000,000 to the Club for Growth, which spent in more than 30 House races in the 2020 cycle alone.

And since 2015, Uihlein has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to Republican House candidates.

“Richard Uihlein is a direct sponsor of the QANON mob, but Republicans in Washington are more than happy to take the same cash domestic terrorists are receiving and spend it on their political campaigns,” said DCCC spokesperson Cole Leiter. “Unless Republicans in Washington want to associate with the QANON mob, they must disgorge themselves of every dollar they have taken from Richard Uihlein and vow to never take a dime again.”

Richard Uihlein Donations To Current Republican House Members Since 2015 Total
Darin LaHood $16,400.00
Gary Palmer $16,400.00
Chip Roy $13,700.00
Glenn Grothman $13,700.00
Mike Bost $13,700.00
Claudia Tenney $13,600.00
Alex Mooney $13,500.00
Mo Brooks $13,500.00
Tom McClintock $13,500.00
Ben Cline $11,000.00
Bryan Steil $11,000.00
Mark Green $11,000.00
Matt Rosendale $11,000.00
Debbie Lesko $10,900.00
Mark Meadows $10,800.00
Warren Davidson $10,800.00
Dan Bishop $8,400.00
Mike Garcia $8,400.00
Jim Hagedorn $8,300.00
Jim Jordan $8,300.00
Ted Budd $8,300.00
Van Taylor $8,300.00
Paul Gosar $8,200.00
Andy Biggs $8,100.00
Ralph Norman $8,100.00
Mary Miller $5,929.42
Ashley Hinson $5,600.00
Byron Donalds $5,600.00
David Schweikert $5,600.00
Madison Cawthorn $5,600.00
Matt Gaetz $5,600.00
Nancy Mace $5,600.00
Scott Fitzgerald $5,600.00
Dan Crenshaw $5,500.00
Thomas Massie $5,500.00
Don Bacon $5,400.00
Garret Graves $5,400.00
Greg Pence $5,400.00
Jim Banks $5,400.00
Jody Hice $5,400.00
Liz Cheney $5,400.00
Louie Gohmert $5,400.00
Randy Weber $5,400.00
Scott DesJarlais $5,400.00
Burgess Owens $3,129.41
Yvette Herrell $3,029.41
Peter Meijer $2,916.98
Elise Stefanik $2,800.00
Fred Keller $2,800.00
Jake LaTurner $2,800.00
Nicole Malliotakis $2,800.00
Stephanie Bice $2,800.00
Devin Nunes $2,700.00
Greg Steube $2,700.00
Jack Bergman $2,700.00
Michael Cloud $2,700.00
Patrick McHenry $2,700.00
Rodney Davis $2,700.00
Lauren Boebert $329.42
Ann Wagner $329.41
August Pfluger $329.41
Bob Good $329.41
Diana Harshbarger $329.41
Pat Fallon $329.41
Troy Nehls $329.41
Darrell Issa $250.00


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