Inside the “Private and Confidential” Conservative Group That Promises to “Crush Liberal Dominance”

March 10, 2023

DonateNow, Leo declared in a slick but private video to potential donors, he planned to “crush liberal dominance” across American life. Its co-founder described Teneo as “private and confidential” in one presentation, and the group doesn’t disclose the vast majority of its members or its funders. We have also interviewed Teneo members and people familiar with the group’s activities. Baehr said there were clear divisions within the group’s members about immigration and trade policy. For those Teneo members who run for elected office, the network offers easy access to a large pool of donors and allies.