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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Charles Davis is a writer whose work has been published by outlets such as Al Jazeera, The Intercept and The Nation. Follow him on Twitter @charliearchy.