In the Margins

Inspired by Trump, Wall Streeters eye political office

October 9, 2017

By Reuters

Donald Trump's occupation of the White House is inspiring a small but growing number of bankers and Wall Street financiers to seek political office themselves. Former bankers, hedge fund managers, and private equity executives are considering running in New Jersey, Connecticut, and California, and industry trade groups including the American Bankers Association are launching formal programs to teach members in various states how to campaign successfully. Read the original story from Reuters.