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IPFS News Link • Politics: Republican Campaigns

A Trump Empire Built on Inside Connections and $885 Million in Tax Breaks

• arclein

he project set the pattern for Mr. Trump's New York career: He used his father's, and, later, his own, extensive political connections, and relied on a huge amount of assistance from the government and taxpayers in the form of tax breaks, grants and incentives to benefit the 15 buildings at the core of his Manhattan real estate empire.