Jeff Bezos donates $10 million to nonpartisan super PAC to elect military veterans

Key Points
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donated $10 million to super PAC With Honor Fund.
  • It's Bezos' first major political donation.
  • The With Honor Fund backs candidates who are military veterans, regardless of their political party.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the new Amazon Spheres opening event at Amazon's Seattle headquarters in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 29, 2018.
Lindsey Wasson | Reuters

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has made his first major political donation.

Bezos donated $10 million to the With Honor Fund, a nonpartisan super PAC that helps elect military veterans to office regardless of their party, a Bezos spokesperson confirmed to The Wall Street Journal. The WSJ reports that the With Honor Fund is currently backing 33 candidates — 19 Democrats and 14 republicans — running for the House in this year's midterm elections.

Read more in the WSJ.