A company co-owned by quirky billionaire Robert Mercer provided Donald Trump’s presidential campaign with personal data on millions of American voters. Now with Trump in the Oval Office, Mercer is loaded with connections to the new administration as his hedge funds fights the IRS over a $7 billion demand for back taxes.
Let’s see, he spends $22 million to help get Trump elected and now it’s paypack time – get the IRS off his back and save $7 Billion in due taxes. That’s a pretty good return on investment, I’d say.
Source: Mercer’s White House connections hang over IRS’ attempts to collect $7 billion from his hedge fund | McClatchy Washington Bureau