Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison recently donated $15 million to a super PAC aligned with Sen. Tim Scott
- In January,
Larry Ellisongave $15 million to a super PACaligned with Sen. Tim Scott, FEC filings show.
- On Sunday, Scott said he was interested in being Donald Trump's running mate for the 2024 election.
The donation brought Ellison's total contributions to the pro-Scott PAC, the Opportunity Matters Fund, to more than $25 million, FEC records show. Politico earlier reported the $15 million donation.
Ellison is cofounder, largest shareholder, and chairman of software company Oracle. He has a net worth of $93.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which ranked him as the world's ninth-wealthiest person.
Scott, who's been South Carolina's junior senator since 2013, told Fox
The $15 million donation was made by Ellison to the Opportunity Matters Fund on January 11, an FEC database shows.
The Opportunity Matters Fund says it supports federal candidates that back a policy platform "based on the conservative principle of equal access to opportunity," with roots in education and economic freedom.
"The Opportunity Agenda helps hard-working Americans achieve their dreams and end generational poverty through enhanced financial literacy, apprenticeships, expanded education options, and reinvesting in low-income communities through Opportunity Zones," the PAC says.
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