Porter McConnell is the campaign manager for Take on Wall Street and a co-author — of "Wall Street Makes Bank on Trump: 2017 in Review.
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tax Day is a Real Holiday for Wall Street
It’s no secret that corporations and the very rich were the main beneficiaries of the Trump tax legislation passed late last year. But what’s less known is that the financial industry was the single biggest target of the largesse. One private equity fund manager, Stephen Schwarzman, stands to make...
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Wall Street Made Bank on Trump in 2017
It’s been a very good year for Wall Street. The S&P 500 reached record highs week after week, and analysts are upgrading U.S. profit estimates at a brisk pace. The finance industry spent nearly twice the amount of any other industry on campaign contributions in the 2017-2018 electoral cycle so...