Donald Trump Lashes Out at Foreign-Lobbyist Donations, Despite Accepting Them

Lee Fang reports for The Intercept:

Image result for Donald Trump Lashes Out at Foreign-Lobbyist Donations, Despite Accepting ThemDonald Trump suddenly lashed out at the influence of foreign lobbyists on Monday, calling to ban them from donating to U.S. candidates and accusing his rival of being corrupted by foreign interests. “The reasonHillary Clinton pushes for NAFTA, or the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and for completely open borders, is because her international donors control her every move,” Trump said, announcing what he called his ethics reform plan.

But newly filed campaign reports show several donations from foreign lobbyists to his own campaign. They are among a tide of other lobbyists, mainstream special-interest groups and consumer-facing companies that have begun to heavily fund Trump’s political campaign, which was previously fueled by small donors.

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