Schwarzman is top donor to 2020 political candidates: Wall Street Journal

Private equity executives is giving generously to Republican and centrist Democratic candidates, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Donald Trump has received the most, $700,000, by the industry to support his reelection, the story said. Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, tops the list in terms of donations, providing nearly $1.5 million to 2020 candidates and political organizations through the end of September, the WSJ said, citing Federal Election Commission records.