George Soros Backs ‘Ready For Hillary’ PAC

Liberal billionaire investor George Soros backed Ready for Hillary on Thursday, the super PAC organizing support for a possible 2016 presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

“George Soros is delighted to join more than one million Americans in supporting Ready for Hillary,” said Michael Vachon, Soros’s political director, in a statement. “His support for Ready for Hillary is an extension of his long-held belief in the power of grassroots organizing.”

Soros will co-chair the PAC’s national finance council, which is unaffiliated with Hillary Clinton but is working to persuade the former First Lady into running for president.

The group confirmed the news on Twitter Thursday:

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