“Trump isn’t a billionaire, he just played one on TV. He needed real big money from actual billionaires to become president — and now it’s payback time.
Of Trump’s billionaire buddies, there’s none more central to the Trump operation than the Mercer family… Robert, who is the principal at Renaissance Technologies… And his daughter Rebekah, who runs with an ultra, ultra right wing crew… They’re the ones that told Trump, ’No money unless you make Steve Bannon your right hand claw… Through Steve Bannon, they are writing the policies. They’re not influencing this government, they’re writing its policies… It’s basically government by billionaire right now… Paul “The Vulture” Singer controls Paul Ryan, the Kochs control the Senate, and the Mercers control the White House.” From Greg Palast
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, Thom discusses the big money behind President Donald Trump and why the Mercers may be the new Koch brothers with investigative journalist Greg Palast. Then, for the Big Picture Rumble, Thom is joined by conservative Brian Pruitt and progressive Alex Lawson to talk about the real values revealed in…