Powered by

In a bitter British election, influence of wealthy U.S. donors causes a stir

Nov 30, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Britain's Dec. 12 election is a bitter fight to shape the country's future, with voters not only hoping to chart the next steps of Brexit, but also picking between startlingly different visions of the country from right-wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson and left-wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

However, it isn't just British voters who are influencing Britain's future. Some wealthy American individuals and organizations appear also to be having a big influence on this fraught Britis...