Talk about strange bedfellows! Ted Cruz, AOC join forces in much-needed swamp-draining initiative

Conservative Firing Line | 5/31/2019 | Staff
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“True it is,” wrote Charles Dudley Warner in 1850, “that politics makes strange bedfellows.”


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It follows, then, of course, that politicians make strange bedfellows. The oddity is magnified when two politicians find themselves in the same bed. And, if those politicians represent the extreme opposite ends of the ideological spectrum, then the dalliance is off-the-charts weird!

So it is with Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, arguably the most conservative and liberal members of Congress, respectively. Despite being the least likely confederates in Washington, the two are teaming up to co-sponsor a bill prohibiting members of Congress from becoming lobbyists after leaving Capitol Hill.

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In a tweet she may come to regret one day, AOC bemoaned the pipeline from Capitol Hill to K Street. “If you are a member of Congress and leave, you shouldn’t be allowed to turn right around and leverage your service for a lobbyist check. I don’t think it should be legal at ALL to become a corporate lobbyist if you’ve served in Congress. At minimum there should...
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