However, Doubling Down points out that Trump “appears to be edging away from his disavowal of super PAC support.” But Sanders rival Hillary Clinton “has countenanced super PAC support all along,” the report reads, “even as Sanders has savaged her for doing so—especially for accepting support from Wall Street.”

Public Citizen draws special attention to the role big-money donors can play in a presidential transition team, “which plays a key role in determining the trajectory of the new administration.”

Indeed, said Heath Brown, assistant professor of public policy at the City University of New York and an expert on presidential transitions: “History has shown that donors make up a vastly disproportionate share of winning presidential candidates’ transition teams.”

And if Wall Street benefits from that historical precedent, “it likely will continue to push its agenda of weakening and blocking rules stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act, which was designed to reduce the size of big banks and curb the kind of reckless behavior of banks that led to the 2008 financial collapse,” Public Citizen warned in a statement.

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