Donald Trump Funneled Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Taxpayer Funds to Allies

Donald Trump after signing an Executive Order meant to "protect and improve" Medicare.By: Public Domain
Type: CronyismNov 12 2019 Severity:
About: Medicare & Medicaid
The Trump Administration funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to at least eight "former White House, presidential transition and campaign officials" for Donald Trump to be "outside contractors" for a taxpayer funded Federal grant meant to prop up CMS Administrator Seema Verma's "personal brand" and to provide her “strategic communications” support. Each of Donald's cronies up to $380 an hour for "work traditionally handled by dozens of career civil servants in CMS's communications department."

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