1. Lobbyists Get To Write Laws For $$$. Worst Part? Lobbying Is The Same As Bribery
2. Once Again Congress Is Successful In Protecting It's Shady Insider Trading Deals
3. Paul Ryan Caught Doing Insider Trading!
Bob Corker was against the tax bill a senator/congressman added a provision making him millions and he became a yes vote. A clearer case of bribery simply can't be made. In fact, bribery in politics, particularly Republican politics, has become normal. Corker demonstrates this;
Lawrence on #CorkerKickback in Trump-GOP tax bill Lawrence O'Donnell explains the "Corker kickback" provision in the Trump-Republican tax bill that enriches Donald Trump and Senator Bob Corker, who could be the key vote on the bill. Duration: 11:15
GOP tax bill would benefit the people voting on it A new provision in the final GOP tax bill could benefit large holders of real estate assets, such as Tennessee Senator Bob Corker. Duration: 1:31
This isn't an indirect - though reasonable - connection. This is outright bribery where legislation is created to benefit yourself and your donors the most, harm the rest of the people...
GOP tax bill set to make rich richer at everyone else's expense Rachel Maddow reports on the extent of income inequality in the U.S. as the largess of the American economy has not trickled down, and shows how the Republican tax bill further enriches the already wealthy at the expense of everyone else. Duration: 14:58
BUT most of all harm the nation with Deficit increases and the false promise of economic growth (since the theory they are using to push thier lies about "growth" was debunked under Reagan). Interestingly enough the GOP USED to argue that any deficit was bad even if there was economic growth. GOP stand for nothing. Not values, not morality and not fiscal responsibility. This should be taken as a given when dealing with a Republican politician.
Lawrence: Rich get richer in deficit-exploding GOP tax billLawrence O'Donnell explains why the new GOP tax bill helps Donald Trump and the richest Americans, and why Republican Sen. Bob Corker decided to flip-flop and now supports the bill even though it explodes the deficit. Duration: 7:38
Bruce Bartlett: Tax bill helps rich, offers 'crumbs' to families Former Treasury official Bruce Bartlett says the changes Marco Rubio won in the GOP tax bill offer nothing more than "crumbs" off the plates of the rich to working families. He and Josh Barro join Lawrence O'Donnell. Duration: 15:08
Trump White House repeats lie about Trump's tax returnsTrump says he won't benefit from the GOP tax bill, but it's impossible to know since he still hasn't released his tax returns. Lawrence O’Donnell debunks the White House claim that Trump is under audit. Duration: 3:01
Sen Murphy: GOP tax bill a gift to a few wealthy donor families Senator Chris Murphy talks with Rachel Maddow about the Republican tax bill that rewards the very rich and the intention of Democrats to overturn the bill if they take control of Congress in 2018. Duration: 6:09
GOP Senators who'll make money from their own tax bill:— Alex Kotch (@alexkotch) December 19, 2017
John Hoeven—ND https://t.co/9zEeAbA5PX