Bush Bucks: How Public Service and Corporations Helped Make Jeb Rich - Peter Schweizer

Bush Bucks: How Public Service and Corporations Helped Make Jeb Rich

By Peter Schweizer

  • Release Date: 2015-10-21
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events
  • Size: 273.42 KB

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In the eight years since he left the Florida governor’s mansion, Jeb Bush has raked in nearly $30 million. Who paid him and for what? And what “services” did Bush perform for those who gave him millions?

In Bush Bucks: How Public Service and Corporations Helped Make Jeb Rich, Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer and his team of GAI investigators perform a granular examination of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s financial dealings and accumulation of wealth. What unfolds is a disturbing pattern of cronyism and self-enrichment, one wherein the companies and individuals Bush benefited while governor, in turn, helped make Bush millions of dollars shortly after he left office.

Bush Bucks reveals:

§ How more than half of Jeb Bush’s post-gubernatorial income was derived from a handful of companies that benefitted while Bush was governor

§ How Bush provided “political intelligence” to Wall Street investment firms via Lehman Brothers and Barclays that gave them the inside track on pending mergers and acquisitions

§ How Jeb’s educational reforms enriched key companies that then put money in Bush’s foundations and pockets

Fact-based, quick-moving, and clear, Bush Bucks highlights a troubling constellation of cronyism and self-enrichment inside Bush world.

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