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The Koch Brothers Couldn't Ask for a Politician More Eager to Do Their Bidding Than Mike Pence

The right-wing billionaires have the vice president in their pocket.

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In New York City last week, Vice President Mike Pence asked billionaire David Koch and around 100 other wealthy, conservative political donors for help in supporting a Republican tax plan. Since the plan would overwhelmingly benefit the richest Americans — like those he was addressing — Pence probably didn’t need to do much persuading. “To get…

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Alex Kotch is an independent investigative journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. Follow him on Twitter at @alexkotch.