Scott Brown helped water down the financial regulations of Dodd-Frank while a Senator after having been given thousands of campaign dollars by the industry. Now Brown joins a lobbying firm and cashes in on his financial contacts made while he served [sic] in government.
Without a hint of awareness of the irony, Brown has the cheek to call Congress "dysfunctional and extremely partisan." It would be better if Brown did not, as he promises, stay involved in other elections given his "help" so far.
Corruption and fraud make up the business model of Goldman Sachs partly made possible through the auspices of that wondrous "revolving door."
After Watering Down Financial Reform, Ex-Senator Scott Brown Joins Goldman Sachs' [sic] Lobbying Firm
by Josh Israel - Think Progress
During his nearly three years in the U.S. Senate, Scott Brown (R-MA) frequently came to the aid of the financial sector — watering down the Dodd-Frank bill and working to weaken it after its passage — and accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash from the industry. Now, the man Forbes Magazine called one of “Wall Street’s Favorite Congressmen” will use those connections as counsel for Nixon Peabody, an international law and lobbying firm.
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