He vowed to "drain the swamp."
Trump's closing campaign ad prior to the election blasted "the global power elite" and singled out Goldman Sachs as a pillar of the corrupt establishment ... which, Trump claimed, was rigging the election against him.
Trump's inaugural is shaping up to set a new standard for "pay-to-play" politics:
⭑ Those giving $1 million or more toward the inaugural party weekend will get perks including an “intimate dinner” with Vice President-elect Mike Pence and his wife and a candlelight dinner with an appearance by Trump, Pence, and their wives.
⭑ Those who can only afford $250,000 get an “intimate policy discussion and dinner with select Cabinet officials.”
✤ Commerce secretary pick Wilbur Ross -- he's worth $2.9 billion.
✤ Deputy commerce secretary choice Todd Ricketts -- his family fortune is also in the billions.
✤ Harold Hamm, paraded at Trump Tower as a possible energy secretary -- worth $15 billion.
✤ Trump's reportedly in talks to hire Goldman Sach’s No. 2 executive, Gary Cohn, to be his budget director.