‘Quid Pro Quo’: Dem Rep Says Obama Selling Access

April 16, 2012 05:01

Some of the donors had no previous record of giving to the president or his party, or of making donations of such magnitude, so their gifts, sometimes given in close proximity to meetings, raise questions about whether they came with expectations of access or were expressions of gratitude. – Big Government


by Breitbart News


They often bring along clients, too, who seek insider deals. On the day Antoinette Bush brought a top entertainment industry lobbyist to meet with White House officials, for example, she dropped a $35,800 check in the president’s re-election fund.


Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI) is unabashed about such dealings, however. He personally signed a $35,800 check to Obama’s re-election fund while looking for administration support for one of his projects. “If you want to call it ‘quid pro quo,’ fine,” he told the Times. “At the end of the day, I want to make sure I do my part.”


What about everyday Americans, who can’t afford to sign checks to the President for $35,800? They’re left out in the cold.


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