Jeffrey Sprecher has an estimated net worth of about $496 million, according to the finance and investing website WallMine. In 2012, Loeffler also donated $750,000 to Mitt Romney’s Super PAC. “You’ve lied about me, you’ve lied about my family. The most notable Democrat that Sprecher has given money to was former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. All while she simultaneously claimed that she was following medical guidelines and practicing social distancing. For instance, last December, the Center for Responsive Politics reported that Loeffler and her husband had given $3.2 million to various campaigns and committees, including a whopping $1.5 million to Restore Our Future, a Super PAC that supported Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. GettyPresident George W. Bush after a meeting with retired Marine General P.X. “Like many young companies that are upending the old order in business, ICE has used computer power to do things faster and cheaper, if not always better, than people can. While Collins trolls Loeffler and Loeffler continues to play Yes Woman for President Trump, one of their Democratic competitors, Rev. If the money that has poured into South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison’s Senate campaign for the purpose of taking out Trump’s golf caddy Lindsey Graham is any indication, Warnock would be exceptionally well funded. Nearly 200 applications were submitted. She understood, quite intuitively, what Republican campaigns are about in the age of Trump. Senator Kelly Loeffler is worth roughly $500 million.Her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, is the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange. Nice to know that Georgia Republicans have their priorities in order. The traitor. He needed to shore up their support. When confronted by the revolt from players, Loeffler gleefully tweeted she had been “canceled” and issued a statement claiming, “This is just more proof that the out of control cancel culture wants to shut out anyone who disagrees with them. He donated $2,000 to her primary campaign in 2007. There, she went the extra mile by conspicuously socializing—maskless—with Trump and others at an indoor event. If none of them gets to 50 percent of the vote, then the top two will face a runoff in January. Like herself. His $11.3 billion offer was rejected. However, his largest contribution to a Democrat went to Rep. David Scott, who has been representing Georgia’s 13th congressional district since 2003. Collins was eager to provide the photo evidence of the Mao portrait via Twitter in predictably alarmist right-wing fashion on Tuesday. Maybe the good old boys in the militia will march to the polls for Loeffler and scare everyone else away. Senator Kelly Loeffler, a proud hater of communism who has been accused of profiting off of the covid-19 pandemic, has a portrait of Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong hanging proudly in her home. Just think for a moment about how that would hit under the glare of national spotlight, especially if control of the Senate were at stake. Senator Kelly Loeffler, a proud hater of communism who has been accused of profiting off of the covid-19 pandemic, has a portrait of Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong hanging proudly in her home. Who knew Loeffler was such a boss 4D chessmaster? But you can at least say this for Loeffler: She’s a quick study. Well, there was the giant rift with college educated suburban women that nearly cost Kemp his election. He speaks with David Westin and Alix Steel on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.". Kelly Loeffler has made herself into a real fake populist. “I’m here because I’ve earned everything I got.”, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly_Loeffler, “She financed her graduate school tuition by mortgaging land inherited from her grandparents.”, “In 2002, Loeffler joined Intercontinental Exchange, a commodity and financial service provider, in investor relations. The point is, Loeffler needed to buff up her MAGA cred and she was happy to triangulate against her own business to do it. Whose name is taken from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. That was the public sell, anyway. Here’s what you need to know about Jeffrey Sprecher. Georgia Republican House candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene endorses Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) (L) during a press conference October 15, 2020 in Dallas, Georgia. Jeffrey Sprecher owns the largest stock exchange in the world: the New York Stock Exchange. And let me tell you, here’s the truth: I’m here because I’ve earned everything I got.”. His first professional job was also located in southern California. She and Jeffrey Sprecher tied the knot in 2004. Why? Atlanta Magazine reports the … Sprecher has also given $200 to Senator David Perdue’s re-election campaign; $5,000 to the One Georgia PAC; and about $75,000 to the Republican National Committee and the RNC’s convention account. She has pledged to use $20 million of her own money on the campaign. [12]”, “On December 4, 2019, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp selected Loeffler as the successor to Senator Johnny Isakson”, “Loeffler is running to serve the remaining two years of Isakson’s term. She plans to spend $20 million of her own money on her campaign.[24]”. Shortly after Loeffler was appointed, Collins jumped into the race. Yet, Loeffler spends her time duct-taping herself to President Trump, slumming around for an endorsement from QAnon candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene (and support from the Georgia militia), styling herself as a modern-day Atilla the Hun, and pretending to be a populist tribune of the people. Forbes reported in 2012 that Sprecher’s income that year was about $6.76 million. When it became public that Trump had contracted coronavirus, Loeffler tweeted “Remember: China gave this virus to our President @realDonaldTrump and First Lady @FLOTUS. Why @KLoeffler, did you buy a $56,000 portrait and hang it in your Atlanta mansion?”. All in an attempt to convince the base that she, not the arch-conservative Navy Chaplain-turned Tea Partier-turned Trump crusader Doug Collins, was the real conservative. Loeffler pledged to spend a substantial amount of her own money during the 2020 campaign for a full term in the Senate. Kelly Loeffler began working for Intercontinental Exchange in 2002.She and Jeffrey Sprecher tied the knot in 2004. But the following year, a lower offer of $8.2 billion was accepted and the deal went through in 2013. The site estimates that he earns more than $14 million per year as the Chairman and CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange. Sprecher and Loeffler bought the 15,000-square-foot mansion for about $10.5 million. The Wall Street Journal reported Loeffler and Sprecher have each donated $100,000 to President Trump’s re-election campaign as well. And what would happen then? Players retaliated by wearing black T-shirts with “Vote Warnock” on them. WE MUST HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE.” As if it had been secret Chinese agents breathing COVID germs all over the president, and not eager Trump sycophants. As a result, her campaign resembles something that a bunch of flailing consultants compiled from scraps of Judge Jeanine Pirro’s Fox News show. On today’s Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol and Mona Charen join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Tuesday’s election, the futu... Bulwark political columnist Amanda Carpenter is a CNN contributor, author, and former communications director to Sen. Ted Cruz and speechwriter to Sen. Jim DeMint. Loeffler thinks she can win the GOP vote by virtue of her wealth, belligerence, and hostility to black Democrats. styling herself as a modern-day Atilla the Hun, Bill Kristol and Mona Charen on the Morning After, $20 million of her own money on her 2020 special election. Loeffler would be forced to retreat to her $10.5 million, 15,000-square-foot mansion. On March 19, 2020, she and fellow GOP Senator Richard Burr were accused of dumping millions of dollars worth of stock after receiving briefings about the coronavirus threat in January, according to reports from ProPublica and the Daily Beast. The special election puts Loeffler, Collins, and Democrat Raphael Warnock on the same ballot, as well 19 other candidates who aren’t considered serious contenders. Raphael Warnock, is consolidating Democratic support in a state that is becoming increasingly purple. It’s not subtle. In September of 2019, Georgia governor Brian Kemp staged a bizarre stunt to pretend that he was conducting a transparent search process to fill Johnny Isakson’s seat: He rolled out an online application process for candidates to compete for the appointment. Her shamelessness gets even better, or worse, depending on how you look at it. I think she really does not understand the concept of “earning” things. She wanted this. The Mao portrait in question appears to be an Andy Warhol screenprint from 1972 titled “Mao: one plate (F. & S. II.96).” The fine art auction house Christie’s is currently selling a copy of the portrait, estimating its worth between $30,000 and $50,000. Several Republicans distanced themselves from her; Tucker Carlson said she should resign if she knew anything about the trades. Senator Loeffler, one of the richest people in Congress, came to office as a political moderate. If she finishes second, it’s possible that the Senate majority could hinge on her January runoff against Warnock. He later earned an MBA from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Intercontinental Exchange CEO Says Atlanta Has Become a Tech-Centric CityApr.09 — Jeffrey Sprecher, chairman and chief executive officer at Intercontinental Exchange, discusses why ICE bought the Chicago Stock Exchange, MiFID II, bonds, cryptocurrencies and the city of Atlanta. Kemp would be up for re-election in 2022 and as a sage once said, a Senate seat is “a fucking valuable thing.” Loeffler, in theory, could bring more women to the party. He acquired the energy-trading business Continental Power Exchange in 1997 for $1, eventually changing the name to the Intercontinental Exchange or ICE. Powered by. Its rapid ascent reflects a new Wall Street where high-speed computers now dominate trading, sometimes with alarming consequences… Mr. Sprecher has probably done more than anyone else to dismantle the trading floors of old and replace human brokers with machines.”. His father worked as an insurance salesman and his mother was a nurse. Pour one out for the poor rich lady. Once upon a time—back before she spent her days and nights trafficking in conspiracies and hob-nobbing with dangerous cranks—Loeffler was supposed to be Republican savior-ess who would help the GOP win back college-educated suburban women. She described herself as being the more conservative member of the relationship. Less than 3 percent of that money went to Democrats. But based on his political donations, Sprecher’s leanings have tended to prefer the Republicans. Done. But the debate took a personal turn when the subject of China emerged. Sprecher first attempted to buy the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange in 2011. Loeffler and Collins are both vying for Republican support and spent much of the debate arguing over who blindly agrees with President Trump the most. Whether Loeffler actually earned the over $500 million to her name is certainly up for debate (one that, perhaps, Mao would like to weigh in on), but one thing is certain: She didn’t deny owning that portrait.