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The Bill That Would Make Skeevy Inauguration Access Peddling A Thing Of The Past

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February 8, 2019 9:49 a.m.

As Josh Kovensky and I reported, Donald Trump’s 2017 inauguration transgressed the degree of sleazy billionaire access-peddling that has become standard at presidential inaugurations.

A provision tucked into House Democrats’ landmark HR1 bill would put an end to all of that. The “Presidential Inaugural Committee Oversight Act” received little attention given all the other voting rights and campaign finance reform proposals stuffed into the 571-page piece of legislation.

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