Tom Steyer Brings $100 Million to the Democratic Primary. That May Not Be Enough

Jul 10, 10:50 AM

A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, at least some support from his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and a willingness to spend $100 million of his own money on the race, giving him time to get his footing. But that doesn't necessarily translate to a successful campaign.

A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, at least some support from his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and a willingness to spend $100 million of his own money on the race, giving him time to get his footing. But that doesn't necessarily translate to a successful campaign.