BERNIE SANDERS PLANS TO END CORPORATE BUYBACKS WITH…CHUCK SCHUMER?

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Chuck Schumer, one of the biggest corporatists and anything BUT a defender of working and middle-class taxpayers, pandering to voters, trying to piggyback off of Bernie’s long-held agenda for reigning in corporate greed and closing tax loopholes for corporate billionaires just bothers me.

Chuck Schumer, known defender of tax breaks for hedge fund managers and private equity firm CEOs, whose biggest backers include investment lawyers, real estate, insurance, and corporate lobbyists (in that order), whose top nine campaign contributions between 2013-2018 were all from financial institutions, with over $4.5 million from corporate PAC donations alone (vs. the less than $600K he’s raised in small individual contributions under $200) between 2013-2018.

The New York senate democrat who held seats on both senate banking and finance committees when the New York Times cited in a 2008 article that he’d

And his subsequent support of the big bank bailout at taxpayers’ expense, now trying to position himself as an alleged proponent of stricter regulations for big corporations and/or changing the tax code to limit profits made off corporate dividends, I find just a little hard to swallow.

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