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LesliePlatoSmith
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Ronald Brownstein May 19
Not sure why it took 20 graphs or so to reach but there's this: "a longtime anti-money laundering specialist in Deutsche Bank’s Jacksonville office...reviewed the transactions and found that money had moved from Kushner Companies to Russian individuals."
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𝙎𝙥𝙖𝙢𝙪𝙚𝙡 May 20
Replying to @JuddLegum
Your search-fu and patience are unparalleled
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @JuddLegum
10. If you are interested in what it takes to gather this info, I detail the process in this thread
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @JuddLegum
9. I've heard from a lot of people already who are reaching out directly to these companies about their donations to politicians pushing abortion bans If you hear back let me know. DMs open, email in bio To follow this story, sign up for my newsletter at
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @pfizer @LillyPad and 2 others
8. says women "are the largest consumer and workforce group. Women’s views on health care and health care services are critical to our success" The company donated $26,600 to politicians pushing abortion bans
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Judd Legum May 20
7. says there "is overwhelming evidence that achieving equality and empowerment for women...benefits them directly and [has] broader ripple effects that are good for society." The company donated $40,800 to politicians pushing abortion bans
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @pfizer @LillyPad
6. Eli Lilly () it is working to remove "any hidden barriers for women ...to pave the way for a more open, engaging and inclusive culture for everyone." The company donated $66,250 to politicians pushing abortion bans in five states
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @pfizer
5. says "investments in women’s health and gender equality must be prioritized to help create healthier communities worldwide" The company donated $53,650 to politicians pushing abortion bans in six states
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @JuddLegum
4. NOTE: Info about corporate political donations SHOULD be very easy to get. But it's not Much of the info is tucked away in arcane state databases If you value accountability journalism, you can support it by subscribing to my newsletter Sign up at
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @ATT @Walmart
3. says it's committed "to celebrating, developing and lifting up women around the world – both within the company and in the communities we serve." The company donated $57,700 to politicians pushing abortion bans across six states
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Judd Legum May 20
Replying to @ATT
2. says the company makes "sure women at AT&T feel supported in everything they do." donated $196,600 to politicians pushing abortion bans in six states
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Judd Legum May 20
1. I scoured the campaign finance databases for the six states that have banned abortion this year. I looked for corporate contributions to the politicians leading the charge to pass abortion bans 6 companies stood out. Let's take them one at a time
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David Frum May 20
If Trump doesn't borrow from non-DB banks because he "doesn't need money" - then why did he borrow $11 million from a small FL bank to finance purchase of a house from his sister? And why was CEO of that bank promptly rewarded with appointment to his local Federal Reserve board?
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LesliePlatoSmith May 20
Replying to @NormOrnstein
ABSOFUCKINGLUTELY
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Norman Ornstein May 20
The links between Deutsche Bank, Justice Anthony Kennedy and his son, and Donald Trump, along with Brett Kavanaugh, need to be explored fully. Maybe we have a series of coincidences here. But maybe we do not.
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KRON4 News May 20
SNOW IN MAY? Check out Stockton, California, where residential streets turned into rivers after a weekend storm dumped heavy rain and hail over parts of the city | 📸:
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KTVU May 20
Wow! Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College in Atlanta when he announced at their commencement that he would pay off their student loans -- estimated at up to $40 million.
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Skylark May 19
Bees and Poppies... 🌸🐝🐝
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Anne Mortier May 19
Other World (Another World), 1947, wood engraving and woodcut in black M.C. Escher
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Brindille May 18
Amazing nature and animal photographs by the talented wildlife © Julian Rad
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