Updated 12:19 PM EST, Sat, Nov 27, 2021

Univision Chairman is the Biggest Donor to Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign

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The chairman of Univision is said to be the single largest donor of Hillary Clinton and her husband, former United States President Bill Clinton's political campaigns.

According to an investigation conducted by the Washington Post, Haim Saban and his wife, Cheryl, made 39 contributions to Clinton political campaigns since 1992, totaling to 2.4 million over the past two decades. The couple also separately donated at least $10 million to the Clinton Foundation.

The Washington Post took note of the deep ties between the Clintons and Univision, the largest Spanish language TV network in the U.S. that is vital to reaching Latino voters in the 2016 election. Saban's support for Hillary is not entirely surprising, given that the media executive previously said that it's his "big dream" to see the Democratic frontrunner in the White House, Fox News Latino wrote.

The Republican National Committee has accused Univision of being against the GOP candidates, favoring the former Secretary of State's presidential bid instead, the news outlet noted. The network's top news anchor, Jorge Ramos, has been honest about his daughter working for Clinton's campaign.

In 2014, Univision started a multi-year partnership with the Clinton Foundation to finance a program called "Pequeños y Valiosos" ("Young and Valuable"), an initiative benefiting children 5 years old and younger.

Earlier this year, a Univision executive waved off Saban's support for the Clintons and insisted that it does not affect the network's editorial coverage.

"With respect to Mr. Saban, Mr. Saban is not involved with editorial decisions at Univision," Univision News Senior Vice President Daniel Coronell told Buzzfeed News. "This is a serious company, he is very respectful to our journalistic independence. He's not connected with our day to day; we're not in this to build his happiness."

Others donors who have supported the Clinton political campaign are renowned director Steven Spielberg ($2,495,023), activist/philanthropist Jill Iscol ($382,190), and Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton ($6,000), the Washington Post listed.

Majority of the donations went to the Clinton Foundation, which is deemed as one of the world's fastest-growing charities, the news outlet further reported. The foundation, which aids health, education, and economic development initiatives globally, has been given wealthy donations by foreign elites, including Canadian mining magnate Frank Giustra.

The Washington Post's investigation discovered that numerous top Clinton patrons supported them in several ways, such as helping to fund their political causes, legal needs, philanthropy, and their personal bank accounts. Companies who have donated sometimes hired the Clintons as paid speakers and assisted them in collecting more than $150 million on the lecture circuit in the past 15 years.

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