As Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg indicts former President Donald Trump for alleged hush money payments made to Stormy Daniels, “fact-checks” from the liberal media are trying to distance him from the radical left-wing billionaire George Soros, according to Fox News.
Critics of Bragg are claiming that the investigation and indictment are politically motivated, which they say is evidenced by the rampant crime facing New York City. Despite the crime, however, Bragg reportedly downgraded more than half of all felonies to misdemeanors. The lenient crime policy is being tied to his funding by George Soros, a notorious left-wing billionaire who has funneled billions of dollars into progressive candidates and district attorneys around the country.
The progressive Color of Change PAC endorsed Bragg in 2021 and vowed to give $1 million to the campaign. Just a day later, Soros funneled $1 million into the PAC, which then spent around half a million on Bragg—half of the money short it had initially promised.
But NBC reporter Ben Collins is trying to circumnavigate the money trail and instead distance the district attorney from Soros. He suggested that because Bragg and Soros have never met personally, Soros could not have influenced Bragg with his money.
USA Today published a “fact-check” claiming that the connection between the two of them is “mischaracterized” because Soros is usually the subject of “conspiracy theorists.” The piece then quoted “experts” in a confused statement that suggested that because the contribution met the standards for “independent expenditures,” then the money is not a contribution.
The New York Times also suggested that the connection between Bragg and Soros is “real but overstated,” adding that claims that Bragg is bought by Soros are “exaggerated.” The Times continued to accuse those on the right of being antisemitic because Soros is Jewish.