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The Daily Beast / Betsy Woodruff and Lachlan Markay / Feb 13
“The Daily Wire is owned by members of the Wilks family, billionaire fracking tycoons from east Texas. They have been looking to expand their holdings in conservative media, and briefly eyed purchasing Breitbart. A messy relationship between them and billionaire heiress Rebekah Mercer — who has an ownership stake in the site — kept that from happening. Now, their purchase of TheBlaze appears more likely than not.”
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