Charles and David Koch are known as the oil barons for the United States. According to recent recordings, they are already shaping the elections for the upcoming year. They are portrayed as being environmentally conscious advocates of the oil free-market. They have shaped the fossil-fuel market in the recent years, which has made them close to $42 billion, as of today. With all of this cash, we want to know where it goes, what they spend it on and if they do any charitable work with it? Having billions of dollars just sitting there would make anyone want to go on a spending spree.
Over two million of their cash has gone to fund candidates and PACs (Political Action Committee’s) for the election. This money was directly given to the candidates in hopes of gaining more awareness and interest in their fossil-fuel market. It was also to help those running for office to get into office, so that the Koch brothers will have more pull throughout the oil industry.