Trump's Worst Collusion Isn't With Russia -- It's With Corporations

Certo, Peter
http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/07/13/trumps-worst-collusion-isnt-with-russia-its-with-corporations/

Publisher:  Counterpunch
Date Written:  13/07/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21120

Many leading liberals suspect that Trump worked with Russia to win his election, but we've long known that huge corporations and wealthy individuals threw their weight behind the billionaire.

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The top priority in Congress right now is to move a health bill that would gut Medicaid and throw at least 22 million Americans off their insurance -- while loosening regulations on insurance companies and cutting taxes on the wealthiest by over $346 billion.

As few as 12 percent of Americans support that bill, but the allegiance of its supporters isn’t to voters -- it's plainly to the wealthy donors who'd get those tax cuts.

Meanwhile, majorities of Americans in every single congressional district support efforts to curb local pollution, limit carbon emissions, and transition to wind and solar. And majorities in every single state back the Paris climate agreement.