Yet another unbroken promise?

It’s beginning to look like a trend. Though he got off to a rocky start with fudging on his promise to curtail lobbyist influence in Washington, President Obama seems to have struck a nerve with his latest regulations which prevent registered lobbyists from serving on Federal agency advisory boards and commissions.

“Private-sector clients will now have to pass up registered lobbyists for others who qualify to serve on the panels, and the prospect of a mass exodus from the highly prized positions has not made certain lobbyists happy. ‘There is fury,’ said a lobbyist who sits on one of the committees. ‘Absolute fury.'”

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http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/10/05/lobbyists-annoyed-with-new-obama-regulations/?icid=main|main|dl1|link4|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicsdaily.com%2F2009%2F10%2F05%2Flobbyists-annoyed-with-new-obama-regulations%2F