Tom Steyer: We’re Putting $20 Million Into Eight Swing States To ‘Focus on Over 2 Million Sporadic Voters’

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On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” NextGen Climate founder and Hillary Clinton supporter Tom Steyer announced that his organization is putting $20 million into a $55 million program with “four national unions…going door-to-door in eight swing states, trying to do 8 million door knocks, focusing on over 2 million sporadic voters” to talk to them about issues. Steyer said, “The programs that we have been working on, we’ve been working on for over a year. Basically, two big programs, one of them is in conjunction with four national unions, where we’re putting in — we’ve been working on that for this entire year, basically going door-to-door in eight swing states, trying to do 8 million door knocks, focusing on over 2 million sporadic voters to talk to them on the issues we think they care about the most, which is, economic justice, environmental justice, racial justice, and good schools, and that’s a program in we’re putting in $20 million, or we’ve put in $20 million in the overall program.” He added, “[T]he program is $55 million. So the — my organization, which is not just me, but which is largely me, is 20 million of that $55 million. You