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CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
Tue Apr 12, 2016, 08:51 PM Apr 2016

Fund Raiser For Hillary... Thoughts?

A fundraiser for any Presidential candidate that includes those who carry the ball when it comes to regulating Wall Street should give any reader pause... This is about the "revolving door" and how it fits into the architecture of one candidate's candidates Presidential Campaign.


Access for the few at the expense of the many...


Hillary Clinton Fundraiser Hosted by All-Star Cast of Financial Regulators Who Joined Wall Street

Shouldn't people go into politics to make life better for everybody -- not just the wealthy or one's friends?



Hillary Clinton Fundraiser Hosted by All-Star Cast of Financial Regulators Who Joined Wall Street

Zaid Jilani
The Intercept, Apr. 6 2016

AS HILLARY CLINTON questions rival Bernie Sanders over the depth of his financial reform ideas this week, a group of former government officials — once tasked with regulating Wall Street and now working in the financial industry or as Wall Street lobbyists — are participating in a fundraiser for her in the nation’s capital.


The invitation for the April 6 fundraiser, obtained by Sunlight Foundation’s Political Party Time, describes a “conversation” with the Clinton campaign’s chief financial officer, Gary Gensler, and Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Carl Levin, D-Mich.

The host: Julie Chon, a former Senate Banking Committee staffer who today is a managing director at the New York hedge fund Perry Capital.

Finance chair Gensler is a former Goldman Sachs staffer who later joined the Obama administration as a financial regulator.

Several members of the organizing committee are now either advocating for corporate clients or advising them how to best work with and around the regulations they once enforced.

SNIP...

Organizer Dan M. Berkovitz was the general counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 2009 to 2013. Today, he is a partner at WilmerHale LLP, which says his “clients, both domestic and international, include entities in ongoing U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) investigations, multi-national swap dealers, managed funds, a major U.S. manufacturer, and industry trade and advocacy associations.”

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A Note: The source is immaterial... It is the content that counts! Given that this event actually took place and it did, then the source should not be used as an excuse to censor.

https://theintercept.com/2016/04/06/hillary-clinton-fundraiser-hosted-by-all-star-cast-of-financial-regulators-who-left-to-join-wall-street/
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oasis

(49,043 posts)
1. Hillary can't tangle with the likes of Koch Bros, Sheldon Adelman
Tue Apr 12, 2016, 08:56 PM
Apr 2016

T.Boone Pickens etc. in the GE on a shoestring budget.

CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
2. The Question That Must Be Asked Is "Why IS It That Bernie Would Never Do Something Like This?"
Tue Apr 12, 2016, 09:50 PM
Apr 2016
I think that WE know... But do THEY?

CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
3. I Wonder... No Questions To Be Raised About This? I Find The "Silence" Deafening!
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 06:00 AM
Apr 2016

Ok to run a Presidential Fundraiser with Ex Wall Street Regulators who now find themselves... interestingly... WORKING FOR FUCKING WALL STREET? Nah, that's ok... It's just the "way" things work in Amerika! WTF!

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