The politicians like to keep the money trail brushed as clean of their footprints as possible, to make it less blatantly obvious that they are exchanging votes for “campaign” cash. Money talks in DC. In our current government it is the only language other than Orwellian double speak which is understood.
John Boehner, Paul Ryan, Mike McCarthy and other House members did quite well for themselves financially in the pursuit of their corporate masters’ dreams of overthrowing the United States government.
Anyone who wonders how millionaires or billionaires are made on a Congressional salary can get some good insight from this information, published by Maplight.org.
In the instance of H.R. 1314, the legislative vehicle for moving Obamatrade, from the period of October 1st of 2012 to September 30th of 2014, the amount of “potentially” influential financial contributions heaped upon the largely unscrupulous members of Congress in both chambers was nothing short of obscene.