If Congress passes Trump's proposed tax plan, Trump will effectively be cutting himself a check from the US Treasury for several billion dollars.
Eight of the American Legislative Exchange Council's known corporate board leaders have been slapped with more than $6.2 billion in federal fines and penalties for misconduct.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.