Hillary Clinton rakes in Verizon cash while Bernie Sanders supports company’s striking workers – Salon.com


In some ways, it would hard for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton to be more different.

Hillary Clinton, a Wall Street-backedmultimillionaire, served for six years on the board of directors of Walmart, the world’s largest company based on sales. She remained silent at a time when the mega-corporation was viciously cracking down on workers’ attempts to unionize.

According to data collected by the watchdog NGOOpen Secrets, 18 (90 percent) of the top 20 contributors to Hillary Clinton from 1999 to 2015were corporations or firms that provide services to corporations.

On the other hand, 19 (95 percent) of the top 20 contributors to Bernie Sanders from 1989 to 2015 were unions.


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