ALEC sponsors spent tens of millions of dollars on federal and state lobbying to rewrite state laws that protect workers, consumers and the environment
Far-right billionaire Robert Mercer's firms BlackRock, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo are all invested in the company building a prototype of the wall.
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