Did billionaires pay off Republicans for passing the Trump tax bill?
This repo contains code and data for "Did billionaires pay off Republicans for passing the Trump tax bill?", a Center for Public Integrity analysis for a story about the influence wealthy campaign donors exercised during passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. It was published on Feb. 7, 2019 in partnership with Mother Jones.
Here's what's in this repo:
This Jupyter notebook contains code used to analyze the pattern of campaign contributions from entities that made major donations to Republican and conservative-aligned groups in the 60 days between when the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was introduced in the House of Representatives and the end of the year. The data comes courtesy of the Center for Responsive Politics.