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Adelson, Sheldon G.

About During his lifetime, billionaire Sheldon Adelson (1933–2021) was one of the all-time biggest donors to the Republican Party. After running a successful business in computer trade shows, the Boston-born entrepreneur bought the former Sands Casino in Las Vegas and demolished it to build The Venetian. In 2004, he opened a casino on the island … Read more

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Indictment—Georgia

In August 2023, the district attorney in Fulton County, Georgia, indicted Trump and 18 co-defendants on 41 counts of criminal racketeering to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

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McDaniel, Ronna

About Ronna (Romney) McDaniel has served as chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC) since 2017, when Trump first recommended her for the position. In January 2023, RNC members reelected her for a fourth consecutive term despite a serious challenge from attorney Harmeet Dhillon, an RNC committeewoman from California who is among the faction arguing that the … Read more

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Priebus, Reince

Reince Priebus served as chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) from 2011–17 and also briefly served as Trump’s White House chief of staff from Jan. 20–July 31, 2017. Previously he chaired the Wisconsin Republican Party and practiced law in Wisconsin.

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Republican National Committee

About The Republican National Committee (RNC) is responsible for developing the policy platform and raising funds for the Republican Party. Since the 2020 election, it has become increasingly more extreme as former President Trump has tightened his grip on the organization. In March 2024, longtime Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel (née Romney) — who had led the … Read more

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Uihlein, Richard

Richard Uihlein and his wife, Liz, own the Uline shipping corporation and are longtime mega-donors to ultra-conservatie politicians and causes. As billionaires, they were “among the biggest donors to the 2022 midterms,” according to Politico.

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Wren, Caroline

Caroline Wren is a fundraiser and event planner who was listed as a “VIP Advisor” in a National Park Service permit for the Jan. 6, 2021 March to Save America rally at the Ellipse that fired up the crowd just before the violent attack on the Capitol.