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Yes, and as Dutch mentioned, Betsy De Vos essentially bought her Secretary of Education post. Take a look at this article in Open Secrets.Org
Betsy DeVos and her big-giving relatives: Family qualifies as GOP royalty
Since 1989, Betsy DeVos and her relatives have given at least $20.2 million to Republican candidates, party committees, PACs and super PACs, according to an OpenSecrets.org analysis.
In the 2016 cycle alone, the family had given at least $10 million as of late October to a host of GOP candidates and committees.
There is more in the article, and although the De Vos family is featured, consider how many other billionaire families are doing exactly the same thing as the De Vos family. As Donald Trump once said, he has contributed to a lot of candidates, both Republican and Democrat, and he always gets a return on his investment.