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Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 01-13-2019 at 16:50:16 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • "Caring" Dem congressmen party in PR with lobbyists
  • Because they care so much about the workers not being paid, right?

    30 Democrats in Puerto Rico with 109 lobbyists for weekend despite shutdown
    by Paul Bedard
    January 11, 2019

    Some 30 Democratic lawmakers left the government shutdown behind Friday on a chartered flight to Puerto Rico for a winter retreat with 109 lobbyists and corporate executives during which they planned to see the hit Broadway show “Hamilton” and attend three parties including one with the show’s cast.

    Those attending the Congressional Hispanic Caucus BOLD PAC winter retreat in San Juan planned to meet with key officials to discuss the cleanup after Hurricane Maria at a roundtable Saturday.

    But the weekend is packed with free time for the members and their families on the trip.

    “We are excited for you to join us for CHC BOLD PAC’s 2019 Winter Retreat in San Juan, Puerto Rico! Each year, this retreat serves as a way for our CHC BOLD PAC Members and friends in the D.C. community to come together to escape the cold and discuss our shared priorities for a stronger and more prosperous country,” said a memo on the trip.

    Some 109 lobbyists and corporate executives are named in the memo, a rate of 3.6 lobbyists for every member. They include those from several big K Street firms, R.J. Reynolds, Facebook, Comcast, Amazon, PhRMA, Microsoft, Intel, Verizon, and unions like the National Education Association.

    John in MIch    Posted 01-13-2019 at 17:48:17 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I have copied the article and e-mailed it to my listed address book AND to my US Senator, Debbie Stabenow.

    Dean    Posted 01-13-2019 at 17:15:47 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: "Caring" Dem congressmen party in PR with lobbyists
  • I noticed that.

    Life is good.

    Dean

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