Crooked lobbyist Jack Abramoff explains how he asserted his influence in Congress for years, and how such corruption continues today despite ethics reform. This former US lobbyist and Washington power broker, who served 3 1/2 years in prison, tells all in his new book: Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America’s Most Notorious Lobbyist.
Jack Abramoff explains exactly how he was able to corrupt over 100 Congressmen and get them to pass (or block) any legislation he requested. The message? Congress works for special interests, not for the people.
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This book: Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America’s Most Notorious Lobbyist is worth the read so we can demand changes. The lobbyist system must end!!