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To say that it was “time to close and lock the revolving door between government and industry,” Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday unveiled a comprehensive and detailed plan to crack down on corruption in the government.
The need for stricter ethics laws has long been a Central theme of the Massachusetts Democrat in the White house bid, and Warren has repeatedly said, it would be your first legislative priority if she wins the presidential election.
In the announcement, their plan, Warren called it “the most sweeping series of anti-corruption reforms since Watergate.”
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The senator has emphasized in the campaign that the blame for the entrenched culture of lobbying in the nation’s capital, and the flood of big money in politics grinding to a halt any progress on legislation to adopt, on such top-issues such as gun violence, climate change, and the out-of-control health care costs.
Among other things, their proposals to ban Federal lawmakers and top congressional staff that require on corporate boards, and would that every new member of Congress make available to the public, any potential financial conflicts prior to taking office.
The plan calls for to wait for the lobbyists, for six years, to take before you are able to Federal government jobs. And it would permanently prevent the President, the Vice President, Cabinet officials and Federal judges from working as lobbyists after leaving office or the Bank.
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“The end of lobbying as we know it,” Warren is the definition of lobbying would expand and the prohibition of work on behalf of foreign governments would. And also in the domestic, it would prevent you from political contributions as “bundlers,” where you can donate to the pool of donations from several people and hosting – actions for candidates.
In the introduction of your plan, Warren, the deterioration of the confidence of the public in the government.
“In the year 2019, only 17% of Americans, the government trusts to do the right thing. Why? Because our government works well for the wealthy and well-connected, but not for all the other did. This is corruption, plain and simple—and I have tweeted a plan to fight back,” she said.
As they have done in the past, Warren specifically on the target President Trump and his administration took, saying “make no mistake about it: The Trump-Administration is the most corrupt administration in our lifetime.”
Warren proposed the creation of a new U.S. Office of Public Integrity to investigate this would be ethics complaints from the public, and sanctions for offenders, or read “serious infringements to the Ministry of justice for the prosecution of crimes.”
Warren wrapped up their anti-corruption proposals hours before a rally and speech Monday night in New York’s Washington Square Park is in the vicinity of the site of the infamous 1911 triangle Shirtwaist factory fire. The industrial disaster, in which nearly 150 people were killed, led to the passage of the ground-breaking safety regulations in the workplace.
Monday’s speech will likely touch on many of the same themes of the populist senator illuminated during her official campaign kickoff in February in front of the historic textile factory building in the working class town of Lawrence, Mass., the site of a famous work have been strike in the year 1912.
The Warren campaign confirmed that the candidate use a teleprompter for her Monday night speech, which she used only rarely, in the election campaign.