Elizabeth Warren Vows to Forgo Big Money Donors & Glitzy Fundraisers


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Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren has stated she will avoid any big money fundraisers and fancy receptions for her 2020 presidential campaign.

According to the Associated Press, Warren, who will be campaigning to seek her party’s nomination for president, sent an email to supporters laying out her intentions to forgo the chase for campaign contributions from big money donors.

“For every time you see a presidential candidate talking with voters at a town hall, rally, or local diner, those same candidates are spending three or four or five times as long with wealthy donors…on the phone, or in conference rooms at hedge fund offices, or at fancy receptions and intimate dinners…all behind closed doors,” Warren wrote in the email. “When I thank the people giving to my campaign, it will not be based on the size of their donation.”

Warren told supporters the time she and her staffers would normally spend on courting wealthy donors can better be spent on organizing grass-roots events, town hall meetings and meeting with small dollar donors.

According to CNN, in an email sent to supporters last week Warren revealed she won’t be “taking contributions from PACs or federal lobbyists, and she’s not spending her time cozying up to wealthy donors who can write big checks,” adding, “You can’t say that about all the other candidates in this race.”