Sunday, October 23, 2016

Donald Trump’s Gettysburg Speech

His latest curious speech:

The calls for banning or restricting lobbying on the US government (or by ex-government officials) will make a lot of corporate interests extremely angry.

And we also have this startling promise:

Really? Does this include organisations like AIPAC? If so, that would be quite a stunning reform, but over at Trump’s official website where the policy is described, we read this:
“Fourth: I am going to issue a lifetime ban against senior executive branch officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government.

Fifth: I am going to ask Congress to pass a campaign finance reform that prevents registered foreign lobbyists from raising money in American elections.”
You can’t help but notice the use of that key word “registered,” and its implication given this. Sounds like AIPAC is safe and sound.

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