Congress Charges Secret Fee to Land Top Committee Spots— Doesn’t sound like the right way to do things.
Check it out:
Members of Congress
must pay secret fees known as “party dues” to the Democratic and Republican
parties to secure and maintain top committee chairmanships and assignments,
newly uncovered internal documents reveal.Con
The never-before-published lists are
reprinted inside the new bookExtortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy
Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets, written by Government Accountability
Institute President and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer.
staffers say the committee price lists have long been rumored to exist but that
few people on Capitol Hill have seen them, giving them an almost “mythical”