The USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy will be funded for $20 million from Arnold Schwarzenegger, combined with his personal donation, fundraising and lections. According to the USC, the think tank will be fully funded within two years.
"How do you negotiate when you have two parties, how do you bring the ideology of those two together to come up with something that is beneficial to all people and not get stuck on ideology. This is another important issue we're going to deal with," former Gov. Schwarzenegger said in the LA Times
Taking on a new role as professor at the Southern University of California, the Washington Post
says that Schwarzenegger is dedicated to promoting post-partisanship. Primary goals are solutions, resulting from intelligent and civil discussions amongst individuals with deep principles and working through their disagreements.