Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets
Короткий перессказ книги Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets. John Boehners Tollbooth: How the Speaker of the House extracts money by soliciting political donations before he will hold crucial votes on the House floor. Extortion finally makes clear why Congress is so dysfunctional: its all about making money, not making law. Best-selling author Peter Schweizer reveals: Obamas Protection Money: How the Obama Administration targeted industries for criminal investigation but chose not to pursue key political donors. The Slush Fund: How politicians extract campaign contributions and then convert them to bankroll lavish lifestyles complete with limos, private jets, golf at five-star resorts, fine wines, and cash for family members. A bombshell investigation reveals how Washington really works: politicians extort money from us, then use it to buy each others votes. Capitol Hills Underground Economy: How congressmen use a little-known loophole that allows them to secretly link their votes to cash.