Back in 2007, then-candidate Obama pledged:
I’m in this race to tell the lobbyists in Washington that their days of setting the agenda are over. They have not funded my campaign; they will not work in my White House.
Watch him say it here:
Embedded video from CNN Video
and allows lobbyists to join the ranks of the Obama Administration.
The count is now up to about two dozen, according to an article on The Hill.
Crossposted at The Erb Report – Politics.