WASHINGTON — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has been bashing Hillary Clinton for being too cozy with Wall Street, but he’s got some ties of his own to financial big-wigs. O’Malley has been looking to show he’s a populist warrior in the Democratic presidential primary, hoping he can get to Clinton’s left and capitalize on the anti-Wall Street mood coursing through the progressive base while ripping Clinton for her well-heeled support. “When you have somebody that’s the CEO of one of the biggest repeat-offending investment banks in the country telling his employees that he’d be fine with either Bush or Clinton, that should tell all of us something,” O’Malley said on ABC Sunday, pointing out that Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said he’d be happy with either Clinton or former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the White House. O’Malley also warned the “bullies of Wall Street” during his Saturday campaign announcement that “the presidency is not a crown to be passed back and forth by you between two royal families.” But while he was the finance chairman of the Democratic Governors Association in 2008, Goldman Sachs gave $100,000 to the organization. O’Malley admitted on Wednesday that he “probably” had… Read full this story
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