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The For-Profit Presidency, Month One
One month into the Trump administration, and it’s clear that there has been a wholesale corporate takeover of the government A day-by-day review of the administration’s first month shows that virtually every day there has been a new, extraordinary grant of power to corporate interests and/or...
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'For-Profit President': A Look at How Trump Is Pushing Wholesale Corporate Takeover of the Gov't
There has been a wholesale corporate takeover of the government. That’s the conclusion of a new report coming out today by the watchdog group Public Citizen. The report looks at how corporate America has benefited from Trump’s first month in office. Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon, is now...
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Senators Told Their Jobs At Risk After Confirming Wall Street Banker for Treasury
"Republicans [and Democrat] in the Senate cannot excuse putting a lying foreclosure profiteer at the head of our economy'
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Treasury Set for Wall Street Takeover as Mnuchin Poised for Confirmation
With no Republicans indicating opposition, Senate likely to confirm 'foreclosure king' as Treasury Secretary
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Steve Mnuchin Is No Joe Kennedy and He’s Unfit for His New Gig
There are plenty of signs that Steve Mnuchin is not a good guy, even by the lax standards of today’s banking industry. OneWest, a bank he established with partners and ran from 2009 to 2015, mounted a record of ruthless foreclosures (in one case over a 27-cent error ). A memo from top prosecutors...
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Trump’s Minion Prepares to Gut Consumer Watchdog
"Personnel is policy," says Gary Cohn, the former president of Goldman Sachs recently named to head President Trump’s National Economic Council. He got that right, and every working family should shudder that Trump — after railing against the corruptions of Goldman Sachs and other big banks in the...
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'Spectacular Betrayal' as Trump Hands Economy 'Back Over to Wall Street'
'The Wall Street bankers against whom Trump ran are making policy now,' says Public Citizen
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Rules Don't Apply to GOP as Finance Committee Approves Nominees Without Dems
But "the resistance strikes back" as Democrats also boycott Wednesday's committee vote on EPA administrator Scott Pruitt
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'This Is What Resistance Looks Like': Dems Boycott Key Committee Votes
'We have great concern that Sen. [Orrin] Hatch is asking us to vote on two nominees today who have out-and-out lied to our committee,' said Sen. Sherrod Brown
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Will the Senate’s "Good Republicans" Reject a Dishonest Nominee?
(Hint: no.)
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