Schweizer’s comments echoed the fundamental thesis of his book: that lawmakers in Washington extort more money and favors from companies and industries than those companies influence legislators.
The Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large and Government Accountability Institute President addressed the Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch in California. He said Washington is now “less Jimmy Stewart and more like the Sopranos” as the country is ”moving from a free market economy and approaching an extortion economy of which Washington, D.C. is our nation’s capital.”Read More
The never-before-published lists are reprinted inside the new book Extortion: 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.
Senior congressional 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” quality.Read More