NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)– The nation’s largest investment bank is barring its top employees from contributing to certain political campaigns, including Donald Trump’s White House bid. But the policy does not bar those employees from contributing to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
That’s because the new rules, which went into effect last week, prohibit partners at Goldman Sachs from donating to state officials who are seeking federal office. That applies to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Trump’s running mate, so Goldman Sachs partners can’t contribute to the Republican ticket.READ MORE: David Banks To Be Named New York City Schools Chancellor
But Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, meet neither of those criteria, meaning top employees can contribute to the Democratic ticket.
The policy is meant to remove any implication of a “pay for play” scandal, according to a memo obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.Legislation Calls For Defunding Of Newly Opened Supervised Injection Centers In Manhattan
A CNN poll showed Trump topping Clinton 45 to 43 percent among likely voters. Libertarian Gary Johnson came in at 7 percent and the Green Party’s Jill Stein at 2 percent.
The poll is quite a turnaround from the seven-point lead Clinton had after the conventions.MORE NEWS: Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Announces New Program To Support Mental Health For College Students
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