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Remember When Bill Clinton Was Accused of Trading White House Access for Political Favors?

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"Once upon a time, Americans, and GOP lawmakers, used to worry a great deal about access to the White House being traded for cheap political gain. The Clintons’ practice of rewarding big donors with sleepovers in the Lincoln Bedroom drew widespread condemnation. When allegations arose of  Chinese interests had illegally funneled donations to the Clinton-Gore re-election effort, the GOP controlled Senate investigated. Such concerns seem nearly quaint now. Mr. Trump isn’t yet known to be hosting pay-to-play pajama parties or dialing for dollars from his office. He has warped American foreign policy and directed administration officials to put the interests of his re-election campaign above those of American national security. This is not merely tacky or ethically dubious. It is a flagrant violation of his oath of office — one that should be of grave concern to lawmakers of both parties."

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