Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH 4) spoke at the June Koch brothers retreat, where their grand strategist, Richard Fink, argued that the minimum wage leads directly to fascism. At the Values Voter Summit on Friday, Sept. 26, I asked Jordan if he agreed.
Labor unions including the Teamsters, SEIU, Associated Musicians Local 802, and others rally the troops before the People's Climate March. They were joined by executive director of the Sierra Club Michael Brune. New York City: Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.
CVA CEO Pete Hegseth's remarks to the June Koch donor retreat. Hegseth said that CVA played a "central role" in "exposing and driving [the VA scandal] from the very beginning." Audio was obtained from a source who was present.
At the Harkin Steak Fry, Bill Clinton talked about the leaked recordings, obtained by The Undercurrent, of Mitch McConnell's speech to the Koch brothers' retreat. Footage by C-SPAN. September 14, 2014.
During debate on a constitutional amendment to limit money in politics, Sen. Harry Reid discussed offensive statements made by Richard Fink, the Koch brothers' top strategist, in audio recently released by The Undercurrent, from their June retreat. Reid called on Sen. Mitch McConnell, who spoke at the retreat, to repudiate the statements. At the daily Senate press briefing that afternoon, I asked McConnell if he would do so.
Highlights of panel discussion "Drive the National Conversation," featuring Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund, which received a $25 million donation from the Kochs. Also appearing in highlights is Steve Lombardo, the chief communications officer of Koch Industries.