Will Trump's Top Donor Try To Remake One Of The Biggest Conservative Groups?
Rebekah Mercer, the Republican donor who backs Breitbart and helped Steve Bannon become Trump’s top adviser, is also on the board of the Heritage Foundation. Her involvement in the foundation’s chaotic leadership fight could shape the direction for conservative institutions in the Trump era.
Jim DeMint, Leaving The Senate, Can Use The Money
The South Carolina Senator is one of the few non-millionaires in the millionaire's club, with two 30-year mortgages listed totaling between $350,000 and $750,000 in debt and has almost no other financial assets besides two retirement accounts worth less than $15,000 each. He's leaving for the Senate for the Heritage Foundation, whose current president makes more than $1 million.