Sunday, May 01, 2016

Chicago Sun Times: WATCHDOGS: The Donald & the Democrat; Burke saved Trump $11.7M

Trump's played ball with enough Democrats that he certainly knows how the game's played, and where the bodies are buried. Guess the test will be if he uses that to run what we will be a very tough up hill campaign in the General Election. Looks like the GOP plan to win the White House will be picking a guy from the other side. We'll find out how that works out.

Sun Times: 

WATCHDOGS: The Donald & the Democrat; Burke saved Trump $11.7M

Donald Trump and his businesses have made $92,294 in political contributions to Illinois candidates and political action committees since 2001, the year he announced plans for Trump Tower. The recipients:
Mayor Rahm Emanuel: $50,000
Cook County Democratic Party: $12,500
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich: $9,000
Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd): $5,500
Illinois Hotel & Motel PAC: $5,085
Former Gov. George Ryan: $5,000
Former governor candidate Edwin Eisendrath: $4,359
Green Industry PAC: $850

SOURCE: Illinois State Board of Elections

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