These 10 people and organizations gave the most money to federal Republican or conservative causes during the last two months of 2017 when the Trump tax bill was moving through Congress and gave nothing in the last two months of other years, or increased the share of their giving in this time period compared with other years.
Founder of GH Palmer Associates, a real estate development firm in Los Angeles.
Real estate firm based in Dallas, Texas, founded by H. Ross Perot Jr., son of former presidential candidate H. Ross Perot
Founder of Cinemark Inc. theater chain.
Electric utility in Phoenix; Donald Brandt, CEO.
A local branch of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the association represents about 1,800 member businesses in the greater Milwaukee area.
Has given millions of dollars to Club for Growth, an anti-tax and limited government "social welfare" group.
Owner of business investment firm Hendricks Holding Company Inc.
Casino mogul Steve Wynn served as Republican National Committee finance chairman. He and his wife Andrea are large GOP donors.
Chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group, a private equity firm in New York, Schwarzman hosted a $100,000-a-plate GOP rundraiser.
Founder, CEO, Energy Transfer Partners
Source: Center for Public Integrity analysis of Center for Responsive Politics data