Ted Cruz, AOC have it right on banning former members of Congress from becoming lobbyists
One of the biggest problems in our federal government is the concern about elected officials seeking self-enrichment, leading to motives beyond public service that potentially affect policy choices. A lifetime ban on lobbying would certainly be a strong, positive step.
The next step is to stop the revolving door that lets them get rich after they finish approving money through legislation for future employers.
The system of the haves and the have-nots are at the core of this issue. It’s a rich man’s game run by favors and the buddy system.
To stop the revolving door of corruption in our nation’s capital, this is a big opportunity to put a bipartisan bill in front of Congress
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