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Saturday, August 19, 2017
pay-to-play
Eric Trump

Under Fire, Eric Trump Suspends Charitable Foundation

Eric Trump said he had decided to stop directly soliciting contributions to the foundation because he now recognized donors could be seeking access to his father. “As unfortunate as it is, I understand the quagmire,” Trump told the Times. “You do a good thing that backfires.”

December 22, 2016
Conway, Trump

Kellyanne Conway Offers Ridiculous Defense Of Trump Sons’ Selling Access

In her defense of the Trump sons, Conway engages in some of her trademark refugee-bashing and corruption doublespeak. Yes, she has drunk the Trump Kool-Aid, and it’s running in her veins.

December 22, 2016
Trump family, pay to play

Pay To Play: Inauguration Parties Offer Prime Opportunities For Trump Family

The Trump siblings’ “Opening Day” gala offers attendees the chance, for a mere $500,000 to $1 million, to take a picture with Trump himself. Big money donors at that level will also get a chance to go hunting with Don Jr. and/or Eric, who are well-known for their history of killing beautiful, endangered exotic wildlife.

December 21, 2016
Trump economy fix

What Exactly Is The ‘Trump Fix’ For The Economy?

The transition team itself is a viper’s nest of pay-to-play corporate interests. These are not people who are going to finance any sort of working-class populism; they instead intend to use The Donald’s victory to impose a plutocracy over America.

December 21, 2016

Is Corruption A Constitutional Right?

Wall Street is one of the biggest sources of funding for presidential campaigns, and many of the Republican Party’s potential 2016 contenders are governors, from Chris Christie of New Jersey and Rick Perry of Texas to Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Scott Walker of Wisconsin. And so, last week, the GOP filed a federal lawsuit […]

August 15, 2014