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August 07, 2014


Scalise Uses Lobbyist to Help Staff Office

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) had federal lobbyist John Feehery participate in multiple official interviews with job candidates last month for the new majority whip's press operation, Politico reports.

"Sometimes lawmakers rely on lobbyists for strategic advice. But inviting a lobbyist into an interview is highly unusual. Several ethics lawyers and current and former leadership aides said they have never heard of a similar arrangement."












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