Washington, DC Government watchdog Accountable.US released a new analysis today finding that Dick and Liz Uihlein donated over $1.1 million to extremist, hate, and insurrectionist groups through their family foundation, the Uihlein Foundation, in 2020. The Trump megadonors also own the wealthy packing supply empire, Uline, which notably received over $700,000 in government aid since the start of the pandemiceven while the Uihleins’ gave thousands to groups pushing COVID and vaccine conspiracy theories.  

In 2020, as workers and families struggled to get by, Dick and Liz Uihlein’s company cashed in on pandemic aid — then turned around and funded hate groups pushing COVID conspiracy theories, bigotry, and efforts to undermine democracy. By signing away more than $1.1 million to groups that have promoted hate and sedition, Dick and Liz Uihlein have made it clear where their company’s values truly lie.” 

Kyle Herrig, president of Accountable.US


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