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Trump Rhetoric Fails to Damp K-Street Hopes of Renaissance

  • Lobbyists contributed just $74,000 to billionaire’s campaign
  • They see windfall with six-year gridlock poised to end

Lobbyists have their sights on big paychecks after Donald Trump won the White House and Republicans took both chambers of Congress, a sweeping victory that raised the prospect that six years of gridlock may come to an end.

Republicans have already laid out a long list of legislation they’d like to push through, ranging from replacing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law to overhauling the tax code.