“Mr. Clayton has spent his career providing get-out-of-jail free cards to Wall Street executives and helping financial institutions avoid government regulation and fines," Sanders added.
Clayton helped Goldman Sachs get a $10 billion taxpayer bailout from the Treasury Department during the financial crisis. He represented Valeant Pharmaceuticals, a company that increased the price of its lead poisoning drug from $950 to $27,000 over a two-year period.
Drain that Swamp! Drain that Swamp! Tell that Lie. Fool enough of the people, enough of the time.
Taste that Tea. Corporate Tea. What else could you expect, either party?
Ring that death knell for Tea Party cred.