The Trump Administration’s Business Ties


President-elect Donald Trump has talked a lot about his plans to “drain the swamp,” essentially vowing to rid Washington, D.C., of corrupt influencers. How is that reflected by the leaders he wants in his administration?

Here’s a look at the president-elect’s picks, and their industry ties. Some work for influential companies, some sit on boards, and some are longtime politicians who receive large campaign contributions from various industries.

Lewis Wallace is a reporter for Marketplace based in the New York Bureau, working closely with Marketplace Morning Report.

He comes to Marketplace from WYSO Public Radio in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where he was an economics reporter and…

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