Now Marvel's Ike Perlmutter Loans Private Plane to Ron DeSantis

Ike Perlmutter, billionaire chairman of Marvel Comics, is loaning a private plane to Ron DeSantis as he campaigns for governor across his home state of Florida.

Just as Ike Perlmutter and his wife Laura Perlmutter are major donors to Donald Trump's campaign and veteran charity, Laura sitting on his Inauguration Committee and Ike joining his administration as part of Veteran Affairs and exercising considerable influence on Trump policy. Ike is a member of Mar-A-Lago, on his doorstep, and is regularly seen with Trump there, including sitting at his table for Thanksgiving, denied to family members.

The Tampa Bay Times showed that DeSantis' campaign declares a worth of $25,555.80 from Perlmutter's TOT Funding Corporation August 27, for "transportation", a Cessna jet owned by Ike. And in addition, they have donated $2 million to DeSantis' campaign.

Perlmutter was a former Israeli soldier and DeSantis, is an ardent supporter of Israel. The Perlmutters have also recently donated large sums to U.S. Representative and veteran Brian Mast.

Just in case you wanted to know where some of your Marvel dollars may go…

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Donald Trump shakes hands with Marvel Chairman Ike Perlmutter at a bill signing.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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