Trump Is Running The Nation Like His Business
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FEATURING NOMI PRINS – Donald Trump promised to run the country like a business. And he is in fact doing exactly that – lowering government spending and cutting costs wherever he can, at the cost of Americans’ well-being.
But he is also running the country as if it were his own business. To date a number of his policy proposals would personally enrich him. Never mind that Trump has a dismal record of actually being a successful businessman, leaving behind a trail of bankruptcies and financial failures that others have had to clean up while he laughs all the way to the bank.
Read Nomi Prins’ latest article HERE and visit her website at www.nomiprins.com.
Nomi Prins, a former investment banker at Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, is a senior fellow at the public policy organization Demos. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World. Her earlier books include All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, and Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America. She recently wrote a piece in Tom Dispatch called The White House as Donald Trump’s New Casino.
**This interview was originally broadcast on October 20, 2017.