Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of Oracle, donated $250,000 to a Lindsey Graham super PAC the day that the TikTok deal was announced. The quarter of a million dollar donation was made in to The Security is Strength PAC which exclusively supports Graham.
Ellison made the donation on September 14th, the same day that TikTok announced that Oracle had outbid Microsoft to become the video apps “US Technology Partner.”
Business Insider reached out to Oracle but was unable to get a comment from the tech firm. A spokesperson for Graham’s campaign said the Graham and the super PAC does not have any formal connections.