Biggest share of inaugural funding came from Wall Street

President Donald Trump got help to fund his inaugural celebration largely from Wall Street, the oil and mining industries and real estate.

For someone who repeatedly berated Wall Street during his campaign, President Trump received a lot of inauguration help from its inhabitants. The securities and investment industry contributed the greatest chunk to Trump’s inaugural festivities, $14.3 million, or about 13 percent of all donations. To compare, Obama received $4.6 million from Wall Street in 2009 and $3 million in 2013.

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by Ashley Balcerzak

Source: Biggest share of inaugural funding came from Wall Street

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