It’s becoming ever harder to go after corrupt politicians and lobbyists in the United States.By Frank Vogl, September 13, 2016 | http://www.theglobalist.com/
- Corrupt lobbyists and politicians can feel at ease. Prosecuting them just became far more difficult.
- The US, once an admirable leader of combating political corruption, has now fallen deep.
- Mainstream US politicians from both political parties are content to accept money in politics in all forms.
A jury had found them both guilty in 2014 for receiving gifts of over $175,000 from a businessman. However, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the convictions in a June 2016 ruling. http://www.theglobalist.com/united-states-political-corruption-lobbyists-supreme-court/