• We identified the 125 people and institutions most responsible for Donald Trump's rise to power and his norm-busting behavior that tested the boundaries of the US government and its institutions

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Donald Trump's unprecedented presidency didn't happen without help.
    Early in his career his family supported him. A coterie of New York businessmen and lawyers helped him become a dealmaking tabloid fixture. Media moguls did their part by making Trump an international celebrity.
    And that was all before 2016.
    Trump was a one-man band atop his campaign when he became the 45th president of the United States, but there were many in his staff playing indispensable roles while he served as the most powerful person on the planet for four years.
    Which brings us to this...
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  • Here's what the people who helped Donald Trump ascend to the White House - and fight back once he got there - have to say about it all now

    Here's what the people who helped Donald Trump ascend to the White House - and fight back once he got there - have to say about it all now

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Many in Washington have been eager to turn the page on the Trump era. But just as most Republican voters believe Donald Trump should play a prominent role in the party, the vast majority of those who helped the mogul reach the White House continue to stick by him.
    After Insider created a database of the 125 individuals and entities most responsible for Donald Trump's rise to power, we reached out to as many as possible for comment. We wanted to know how they felt about their role in Trump's ascent to the White House and the effort in Congress to bar him from seeking...
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