Recently in news, Charles Koch has sat down to a rare interview for the purpose of discussing his current goals for the presidential election of 2016. Charles Koch is the current co-owner of Koch Industries alongside his brother David. Koch Industries is a family business that specializes in oil refining to create usable and popular products that are safe and durable.
The Koch brothers have both political as economic influence which has been observed through their heavy influence in the 2012 election. In 2012, Charles supported the Mitt Romney campaign with over $400 million in funding. Though Mitt Romney lost, the Koch brothers are ready for the 2016 election with over $900 million collected from investors to use for a Republican candidate for the 2016 election.
Charles Koch sat down to discuss the election and was not hesitant to call out one candidate in particular as being unfit to be president of the United States. This candidate is Donald Trump who is a self-funded businessman who is running on the Republican side of the election. The Koch brothers’ are in open disagreement with the Koch brothers about his policies on taxes, foreign policy, as well as on trade. The Koch brothers believe that Donald Trump lacks diplomacy as many international organizations and nation-states have protested him running for president.
Charles Koch is in disagreement with Donald Trump due to his lack of respect for the United States’ ideology of universal freedom. They believe that this ideology will soon disappear if Mr. Trump creates a law for Muslims to register their religion before coming into the United States. In addition to this, they are not fans of his aggression nor for his lack of diplomacy. The Koch brothers predict that with Mr. Trump as president, they will lose trade with different countries.
The Koch brothers are currently launching a campaign to discredit Donald Trump as a candidate by highlighting his shady business deals as well as his bankruptcy. Charles Koch has the intention of discrediting him as a presidential candidate as he would run the country such as he would run his own business.