April 2, 2012
Republic Report’s Lee Fang Discusses Backdoor Bribery on MSNBC
Republic Report’s Lee Fang Discusses Backdoor Bribery on MSNBC Campaign asks retiring members of Congress to share future plans United Republic’s senior investigator, Lee Fang, went on The Dylan Ratigan show to talk about the Backdoor Bribery campaign. Republic Report has sent a letter to every retiring member of Congress asking them to disclose any job negotiations with lobbyists. There’s good reason to do so — when members leave Congress to become lobbyists, they can get a 1,452% raise. Are current lawmakers setting industry-friendly policy so they can be rewarded as soon as they step down from office?
Watch Lee chat with Dylan about the campaign — and what it means for the future of America: