Goldman Sachs' $1 Million Man: Mitt Romney Heads Back To NYC After Defeats To Beg For More From 'Toxic' Vampire SquidQuicklink submitted By Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is taking a break from the campaign trail a day after finishing 3rd in the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, stopping in NYC for multiple fundraisers. Romney will attend three fundraisers and haul in an expected $2 million this week, bolstering a fundraising total that has already made him Wall Street's favorite candidate.
More than any other institution on Wall Street, Romney has ties to Goldman Sachs, the firm that was slammed in a NYT oped this a.m. by a resigning executive director who decried the firm's "toxic and destructive" culture. Romney and his wife, Ann, have investments in almost three-dozen Goldman Sachs funds valued between $17.7 million and $50.5 million, according to his personal financial disclosure forms. No Wall Street bank has been as generous to Romney's campaign, his leadership PAC, and the super PAC...