Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Big donors working in finance say candidates -- except Sanders and Warren -- are dropping by for lunch and money. The mayor of South Bend, Ind., the senators from California and Minnesota, and the ex-vice president are among the Democratic presidential candidates disavowing corporate cash, lobbyist checks, or the super PAC system. They're trying to outdo each other with promises to finance their campaigns with grassroots contributions.

But while they play down the role of money and influence, longtime Wall Street donors who have both say little has changed. "I've talked to about half of them, and I have not run into a single one who said, ‘Hey, you worked at Goldman Sachs, I can't take your money,' " says former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner Bruce Heyman, who helped elect Barack Obama by collecting massive checks from friends, and later became his ambassador to Canada. "I've not heard that -- ever."




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Kudos to Bernie and Liz (yet), but as for the rest of them...tell me again how the parties are not the same?

And I guarantee you, during the General Election, whoever is the Democratic candidate will be awash in Corporate case.

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-21 05:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Hate the game, not the players!

--Corkus Minimus

#2 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-05-21 05:22 PM | Reply

Damned phone:

case => cash

#3 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-21 05:27 PM | Reply

Special-Interest Money Is Still Rolling Into Joe Biden's PAC - theintercept.com

#4 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-21 06:12 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Fortunately for freedom of speech, money is fungible...

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-05-21 06:17 PM | Reply

Rwinger's concern for the Dem party is all crocodile tears.

Perhaps if they were more concerned about their own party, they wouldn't have foisted the worst Pres in history on the American people.

#6 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-22 12:33 PM | Reply

#6 Thanks, Hillary, DNC, Super Delegates!

Let's watch the rerun in 2020!

#7 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-22 01:47 PM | Reply

#7 |

Trump ball washers who refused to listen to Bernie.

#8 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-22 02:56 PM | Reply

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