Trump Builds a Wall Between GOP and White House

Republicans have reacted to Trump's Mexican-trashing with silence. Businesses, not so much.

Wake up.

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The Republican Party is the big business party. It almost invariably takes the side of capital over labor and coordinates closely with business allies such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and an ever-expanding roster of billionaires seeking low taxes, deregulation and other familiar items on the Republican policy menu.

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