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July 28, 2015 2:03 pm

Jeb Bush Leads 2016 GOP Contenders in Courting Wealthy Donors

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Jeb Bush. Photo: Gage Skidmore.

Jeb Bush. Photo: Gage Skidmore.

Bloomberg – Behind a garden modeled on Monet’s, Jeb Bush addressed a lawn-full of chief executives and hedge-fund managers at an East Hampton, New York, estate Saturday morning. While the candidate is no stranger to courting wealthy donors, this time was different: about half the attendees were Democrats.

“This guy sells well,” said Kenneth Lipper, the money manager and registered Democrat who hosted the event, after Bush left. Virtually the only one who left without writing a check, Lipper said, was a buck deer that wandered past the group assembled on the wooded grounds.

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