So Sanders opposes lobbyist contributing to political campaigns. He speaks against hypocrisy. He shamelessly accepts money from those whom hope to gain his favor.
You might not think the National Cannabis Industry Association, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and National Mining Association have much in common.
But they have this: Lobbyists for these organizations have donated money to the presidential campaign of Democrat Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist who has regularly castigated special interests and the government influence industry.
In fact, nearly two-dozen federally registered lobbyists have given money to Sanders’ presidential campaign, according to a Center for Public Integrity review of campaign finance records and data obtained from the Center for Responsive Politics.
Trump claims to be self funded. this isn’t Completely true either, Trump has his contributers some small others not so small.
Much of the money that Trump has put into his campaign is money that he has loaned to himself. This gives him a mechanism to have donors eventually help pay himself back, perhaps at a time when we aren’t paying close attention.