Donald Trump may brag about how strong his dubious opposition to the Iraq War was, but one of its most famous villains loves him.
10.22.16 9:42 PM ET
Erik Prince––the notorious former head of Blackwater, a military contracting firm blamed for the killing of Iraqi civilians––is all aboard the Trump Train.
He’s done several interviews on Breitbart News’ SiriusXM show over the past few months boosting the candidate, and newly released FEC filings from a pro-Trump super PAC show he made a generous contribution to their efforts. According to the Wall Street Journal, that PAC is helmed by Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of reclusive hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer.
The September filings for the Make America Number 1 PAC, filed with the FEC on Oct, 20, disclose that one Erik Dean Prince of Middleburg, Va. gave $100,000 to the group on Sept. 21 of this year. Frontier Services Group, a security contracting company whose board he chairs, didn’t respond to a request for comment on Prince, who the Washington Post notes is a part-time Middleburg resident. And it’s technically possible there are two Erik Dean Prince’s living in Middleburg (pop.: 751) who really love Trump. But, well, unlikely. Continue reading