Donald Trump And Climate Change Policy: Investors And Environmental Activists Fear Trump Will Gut Corporate Disclosure Rule
Both investors and environmental activists fear the new administration will quash an SEC rule that pushes companies to address the impact of climate change.
After Campaigning Against Free Trade Deals, Donald Trump May Make A Corporate Free Trade Lobbyists His Trade Negotiator
Even though Donald Trump railed against free trade deals during the 2016 campaign, a corporate lobbyist who worked on those deals may become his top trade negotiator.
Senate Republicans are asking the SEC to stop issuing new banking regulations and wait for Donald Trump to take office.
Trump has reportedly asked Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs president and COO, to lead his National Economic Council. As Trump's cabinet fills with Goldman-related people, the bank's shares are soaring.
Controversial Donald Trump Donor Peter Thiel Pushes For FDA Head Who Has Financial Ties To Healthcare Industry
Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel wants Donald Trump to make Jim O'Neill, who has financial ties to the healthcare industry, the new head of the FDA.
President-elect Donald Trump broke diplomatic protocol and spoke directly to the president of Taiwan. He may have done so at the urging of well-paid lobbyists.
The president-elect’s choice for Defense Secretary, James Mattis, helped lead General Dynamics, a major defense contractor that he'll oversee for the Trump administration.
The 21st Century Cures Act earmarks billions of dollars for medical research and lowers FDA standards for drug approval. It's one of the most-lobbied bills of the Obama administration.
Donald Trump has a financial stake in the energy company that plans to build a pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, which has been targeted by protesters.
Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom Hires A Powerful Former Lawmaker To Lobby Trump White House And Congress
At a key moment for the U.S.-Saudi alliance, the Kingdom hired a powerful former congressman to lobby the Trump White House and Congress.
President Donald Trump May Reverse Obama Policy On Private Prisons; Industry Boosts Lobbying Efforts
Seeing opportunity in the president-elect's policies, the nation's largest private prison corporation boosts its lobbying teams. Will a Trump White House reverse Obama's phase-out plan?
The justice department's suit to stop the merger of healthcare insurance giants Anthem and Cigna could fall to Trump's administration to decide.
Is Donald Trump’s CIA Pick A Koch Brothers ‘Puppet’? Oil And Gas Billionaires Backed Rep. Mike Pompeo
The president-elect said lawmakers backed by the billionaire brothers were “puppets of politics.” But Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo, who may lead the Trump administration CIA, is a longtime Koch ally.
Donald Trump And Oil: Can President Obama Block Offshore Drilling, Control Trump Administration Environmental Policy?
Environmentalists are petitioning President Obama to limit President-elect Donald Trump’s options.
If President-elect Donald Trump expands the use of private prisons, Wall Street banks will see a big payday.
Donald Trump Said Goldman Sachs Had ‘Total Control’ Over Hillary Clinton — Then Stacked His Team With Goldman Insiders
The president-elect slammed campaign opponents for their ties to the financial industry giant. Now he's stacked his transition team with Goldman insiders.
Trump White House: Rudy Giuliani, As Secretary Of State, Would Oversee Weapons Sales To Mideast Countries That Helped Him Get Rich
As secretary of state, Rudy Giuliani would have the power to oversee weapons sales to Qatar and Saudi Arabia, his former clients.
Trump's tax proposals could help super-rich families become dynasties — like his own.
Will Donald Trump Have To Take His Name Off His Buildings To Comply With Conflict Of Interest Rules?
The president-elect's conflicts of interest are legal — for now. But tweaking a 1991 ethics rule might force Trump to take his name off his buildings.
Although Trump successfully channeled populist outrage during the campaign season, as president, he's likely to bring in Wall Street insiders to help run the country.
A special tax break allows the wealthy to defer capital gains taxes if they take a presidential appointment.
Sued for fraud, the Republican presidential nominee used the fine print to create a permanent legal shield for himself — and financial firms.
The SEC’s pay-to-play rule exempts federal agencies, allowing Hillary Clinton to raise cash from Wall Street firms managing federal retirement savings
Groups ask if pay-to-play laws were violated when firms managing teacher pensions bankrolled Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s charter school ballot measure.
Circumventing an anti-corruption rule, financial firms who manage teachers' savings are bankrolling an initiative that critics say harms public education.
Wall Street 2016: Firms Managing Pension Money Spend Millions To Support Governors, Despite Pay-To-Play Rule
Hoping to manage a piece of the $3 trillion state pension fund jackpot, financial firms have found their way around an anti-corruption rule.
Hillary Clinton And Wall Street: Financial Industry May Control Retirement Savings In A Clinton Administration
A top Hillary Clinton fundraiser — who may become treasury secretary — has a plan that could turn billions of dollars from payroll taxes into a revenue stream for the financial industry.
A coalition that includes the alcohol, pharmaceutical drug and prison food industries are spending big to defeat a ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in Arizona.
Hillary Clinton Fact Check: Did She Try To Close The Carried Interest Loophole? Donald Trump Says She Didn’t
Donald Trump said Clinton is protecting the Wall Street-favored tax break.
Hillary Clinton, In Paid Speeches To Wall Street, Promoted Commission That Pushed Social Security Cuts
According to newly released emails, the Democrat promoted a commission that backed Social Security cuts, and said America must “resist” opposition to free trade.