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Joe Biden Rewards Donors With Admin Positions in Broken Promise to Voters

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2023
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It was an unspoken deal for generations of presidential hopefuls. A well-connected person helps get you elected, and in return, you make that person an ambassador somewhere exotic as a token of your gratitude.

It was a practice that Joe Biden, then a candidate seeking to court progressives skeptical of his campaign, pledged to end. More than two years into his administration, however, Biden appears to have all but abandoned that pledge.

According to a newly released report by the nonpartisan government watchdog Campaign Legal Center (CLC), Biden has not...

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