Billionaire Mega-Donor At Center Of Hunter Biden Art Sales Raises Ethics Concerns
October 31, 2021
By: JACK GREENBERG
A billionaire with a history of using art to steer donor cash and support for the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden is at the center of a recent Hunter Biden art show, raising ethical concerns among watchdogs and experts.
An art, fashion, and entertainment enterprise of billionaire business mogul Moishe Mana named “Milk Studios” hosted a Hunter Biden art exhibition in Los Angeles on Oct. 1, where the president’s son and his Manager George Bergès entertained a crowd of about 200 potential buyers. Mana’s Mana Group website at the time of publishing lists Milk Studios as a business enterprise in its expansive portfolio.
Another chief sponsor of Project 270 is the Campus Vote Project, a subsidiary of the Fair Elections Center, which according to Influence Watch, was launched by the New Venture Fund, an organization that has been “criticized by right- and left-leaning observers for its role as the largest member of a multi-billion-dollar non-profit network of pass-through funders administered by Arabella Advisors, a for-profit consultancy in Washington, DC.” In April, The New York Times lambasted Arabella’s “system of political financing, which often obscures the identities of donors,” calling the New Venture Fund “a leading vehicle” for “dark money” funneling “on the Left.” Project 270 was also associated with failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams’ Fair Fight PAC during the 2021 Senate runoff election.
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