President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced that they will institute a five year lobbying ban on members of their administration.
The ban was announced by Trump transition team official Sean Spicer, who stated that each member of the administration would be required to sign a form stating that they would not be a lobbyist.
Spicer added that registered federal or state lobbyists would not be allowed to serve in the Trump administration, but did not explicitly mention former lobbyists.
“It goes back to Mr. Trump’s goal of making sure that people aren’t using government to enrich themselves,” Spicer said on a conference call with reporters. full story