Top Trump Official Admits He Sold Access to Lobbyists as a Lawmaker
Top Trump Official Admits He Sold Access to Lobbyists as a Lawmaker
Home Legal Mick Mulvaney TERRIFIED Of His Own Agency’s Power By Mike Papantonio
26 April, 2018, 12:46
"We had a hierarchy in my office in Congress", Mick Mulvaney told a Washington conference of the American Bankers Association on Tuesday, according to the New York Times. "If you're a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you". Among those who donated to his campaign were payday lenders, who gave him over $60,000. If you were a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.
"We had a hierarchy in my office in Congress", [said] Mr. Mulvaney, a former Republican lawmaker from SC.
Norm Eisen, a former top ethics official under President Barack Obama, said the FBI should investigate whether Mulvaney's actions in Congress were directly influenced by campaign contributions. On Tuesday, Mulvaney basically admitted to accepting bribes from lobbyists.
A spokesman for Mr. Mulvaney responded to a comment made by John Czwartacki.
Mick Mulvaney probably wasn't the only member of Congress to sell access to lobbyists during his time in Washington, but he just might be the only one to come right out and admit it.
Only meeting with lobbyists when they pay you money is a clear example of the political corruption that is commonplace in American politics.
The Trump administration is full of cheerful kleptocrats like Mulvaney, all of whom share a remarkable ability to bleat about swamp-draining in public while using their newfound positions of power to enrich themselves or people like them in private. During recent testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services, Mulvaney said, "The bureau is not created to be accountable and my work there is aimed towards one end goal: to make the bureau more accountable".
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