Linda McMahon

Administrator of the Small Business Administration

  • 1980s-2000 Fights state regulations on the wrestling industry so that by 2000, fewer than half of the 50 states have athletic regulations, treating wrestlers as independent contractors and freeing her company from having to pay into Social Security, health care or insurance. (source)(source)
  • 1989 Tips a physician employee in order to have him avoid Justice Department agents who are investigating the physician’s distribution of steroids to wrestlers. (source)(source)(source)
  • 1988-1989 WWE’s WrestleMania IV and V held at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, NJ. (source)
  • 2007 WWE pays Trump $1 million to appear at WrestleMania 23 to put Vince McMahon in a chokehold and shave his head in the ring. (video)
  • 6/9/10 At a U.S. Senate investigation hearing on steroid abuse at her company, defends her company policies despite 40% of wrestlers testing positive. (source)
  • June 2008 Changes WWE’s rating from TV-14 to TV-PG, eliminating chair shots to the head, sex scenes, blood and coarse language, in order to clean up WWE’s public image in preparation for her political campaign. (source)(source)(source)(source)
  • Aug-Sep 2016 Donates over $7 million to Trump’s campaign (source)(source)