Skip to comments.White House visitor logs provide window into lobbying industry [Obama more than any president]
Posted on 05/20/2012 7:06:21 PM PDT by DBCJR
... It was an unremarkable January day, with a steady stream of lobbyists among the thousands of daily visitors to the White House and the surrounding executive office buildings, according to a Washington Post analysis of visitor logs released by the administration. The Post matched visits with lobbying registrations and connected records in the visitor database to show who participated in the meetings, information now available in a search engine on the Posts web site.
The visitor logs for Jan. 17 one of the most recent days available show that the lobbying industry Obama has vowed to constrain is a regular presence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The records also suggest that lobbyists with personal connections to the White House enjoy the easiest access.
More than any president before him, Obama pledged to change the political culture that has fueled the influence of lobbyists...
The White House visitor records make it clear that Obamas senior officials are granting that access to some of K Streets most influential representatives. In many cases, those lobbyists have long-standing connections to the president or his aides. Republican lobbyists coming to visit are rare, while Democratic lobbyists are common, whether they are representing corporate clients or liberal causes.
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lobbyists are going to follow the money.
This was published in the Washington Post?
Obama for sale...
Every once in a while the Post goes rogue and actually publishes news.
Won't happen often.
What’s to worry? Even with a little liberal vetting going on, RCP polling have Obama’s rolling average sitting a point and a half from 50.
They were all issued Lobbyist Waivers from the MESSIAH himself.
So the Mainstream media will ignore this, and call anyone who dares to mention it a RASSISS!
What the Incredible Hulk did to Loki in The Avengers is what I want the electorate to do to Obama in November, and for much the same reason.
I thought Obama said he wouldn’t do business with the lobbyists. Another lie.
Well then you know whatever follows didn't happen. hussein is a lying POS. Whatever he "pledges" to do you can bet he does just about the opposite.
Obama made it one of his major campaign promise’s to end lobbyist in the White House.
This is one of the post from the article’s comments section.
Barack Obama, November 3, 2007:
“One year from now, we have the chance to tell all those corporate lobbyists that the days of them setting the agenda in Washington are over. I have done more to take on lobbyists than any other candidate in this race and Ive won. I dont take a dime of their money, and when I am President, they wont find a job in my White House”.
This empty suit will say anything to get elected.