After House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) blew up a bipartisan deal to fix surprise medical billing last year that his private equity industry donors opposed, congressional leaders have endorsed a new proposal, and Neal is on board.
Republican lawmakers who wrote bills that were wrapped into the H.R. 1 energy package own stock in Marathon Oil, Chevron, and family-held oil and gas drilling operations.
The pharmaceutical giant spent big bucks amid key international negotiations last year to protect record earnings.
An opaque conservative group closely linked with Trump legal adviser Leonard Leo donated nearly $2 million to the Republican State Leadership Committee last quarter.