Prison Planet.com » Ocasio-Cortez BTFO’s Corporate Lobbyists At Congressional Orientation Event

Chris Menahan
Information Liberation
December 7, 2018

I think I’m going to like the new Democratic Party.

From The Hill:

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is criticizing the presence of lobbyists at a traditional bipartisan orientation program for newly elected Congressional lawmakers.

[…]Ocasio-Cortez is in Cambridge, Mass., for the Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress. The program, which started in 1972, is hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics in collaboration with the American Enterprise Institute, Center for Strategic and International Studies and Congressional Institute.

Andrew Schwartz, chief communications officer at CSIS, told the Hill the agenda had been sent out to participants on Nov. 8, two days after Election Day.

Lobbyists did participate in the program, according to the agenda.

Dan Meyer, the president of the Duberstein Group, Inc., a lobbying firm, spoke on a panel entitled, “White House Congressional Relations: How to Advocate for Your Priorities” on Wednesday alongside the firm’s vice president, Anne Wall.

Joining them on the panel were CVS Health’s vice president of federal affairs, Amy Rosenbaum, who is a former aide to Obama and House…

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