SBF donated $1M to Republicans before FTX collapse

November 26, 2022. On October 27, FTX US donated $1,000,000 to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. However, it also donated $750,000 to Congressional Leadership Fund. It also donated $150,000 to American Patriots PAC. While the bulk of the spending went to Democrats, Ryan Salame donated more than $23 million to conservative and Republican groups.