US Politics in Trump era Public date: 03.10.2019 13:07:34

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24 Jun 2018

Company that runs immigration detention centers is top donor for three Texas congressmen

One of the country’s largest operators of private immigration  detention facilities has made significant contributions to several Texas members of Congress. The GEO Group’s PAC and executives have given $32,900 to Houston Republican Rep. John Culberson’s campaign this election cycle, according to Federal Election Commission documents and OpenSecrets.org. GEO is Culberson's largest donor.
One of the country’s largest operators of private immigration  detention facilities has made significant...

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6 Apr 2018

How Putin’s oligarchs funneled millions into GOP campaigns

Buried in the campaign finance reports available to the public are some  troubling connections between a group of wealthy donors with ties to Russia and their political contributions to President Donald Trump and a number of top Republican leaders. And thanks to changes in campaign finance laws, the political contributions are legal. We have allowed our campaign finance laws to become a strategic threat to our country.
Buried in the campaign finance reports available to the public are some  troubling connections...

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7 Aug 2017

Tangled web connects Russian oligarch money to GOP campaigns

Party loyalty is often cited as the reason that GOP leaders have not  been more outspoken in their criticism of President Donald Trump and his refusal to condemn Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Yet there may be another reason that top Republicans have not been more vocal in their condemnation. Perhaps it's because they have their own links to the Russian oligarchy that they would prefer go unnoticed.
Party loyalty is often cited as the reason that GOP leaders have not  been more outspoken in their criticism of...

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