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Democracy PAC/Democracy PAC II

Liberal super PACs created by billionaire George Soros to fund political organizations that help elect Democrats. 

Zelensky and Soros Aren’t Cousins, Contrary to Social Media Claim

Zelensky and Soros Aren’t Cousins, Contrary to Social Media Claim

Conspiracy theories aimed at Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have been circulating on social media since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. One recent example, falsely attributed to a “Pentagon official,” is the unfounded claim that Zelensky is the cousin of billionaire philanthropist George Soros.

Website Concocts False Story of Soros Arrest

Website Concocts False Story of Soros Arrest

A bogus social media story uses a doctored image of an indictment to falsely claim George Soros has been arrested in the U.S. “for election interference.” The actual charges are against six Russian nationals for cyberattacks.

Senate Majority PAC

A super PAC “solely dedicated to building a Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate.”

Doctored Photo Places Thunberg, Soros Together

Doctored Photo Places Thunberg, Soros Together

A photo was manipulated to show young climate activist Greta Thunberg with philanthropist George Soros, who is known for funding progressive causes. The original image was of Thunberg and former vice president Al Gore.

Viral Meme Misidentifies Nazi Guard as Soros

Viral Meme Misidentifies Nazi Guard as Soros

Q: Is there a bogus viral meme circulating online that purports to show Holocaust survivor George Soros as a Nazi soldier?

A: It is bogus. The photo in the meme is of a Nazi guard who died earlier this year. It is not Soros.

Viral Photo Doesn’t Show Soros with Ford

Viral Photo Doesn’t Show Soros with Ford

Q: Is there a photo circulating online that shows Christine Blasey Ford with George Soros? 

A: No. The woman featured in the viral photo with Soros isn’t Ford.

Does Ocasio-Cortez Have ‘Ties’ to Soros?

Does Ocasio-Cortez Have ‘Ties’ to Soros?

Q: Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tied to George Soros?

A:  Not directly. Her campaign gained momentum from an interview she gave on an internet show that is supported, in part, by a nonprofit that received a grant from an organization that received funding from a Soros foundation.