Obama Foundation accepts $100M donation from Jeff Bezos

Obama Foundation accepts $100M donation from Jeff Bezos


Barack Obama has a big new backer: Jeff Bezos.

The Amazon founder and world’s second richest man is donating a whopping $100 million to the former president’s charity, the Obama Foundation said Monday.

The donation comes as Amazon seeks to fend off challenges from the Biden administration. 

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As part of the donation, Bezos has asked that Obama rename the plaza at his controversial Chicago presidential center in honor of former Congressman and civil rights advocate John R. Lewis, according to the Obama Foundation.

In a release sent to The Post, Bezos gushed that he’s “thrilled to support President and Mrs. Obama and their Foundation in its mission to train and inspire tomorrow’s leaders.” 

Bezos’ $100 million donation — which represents less than 0.1

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