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Watch YOUR Supreme Court undermine the law that keep our leaders honest! ' A majority seemed ready to defend pay-to-play as a fundamental feature of our constitutional system of government, when the  Supreme Court heard McDonnell v. United States -- the case of Bob McDonnell (former gov of Va.) who is appealing his 2014 conviction for public corruption. In Wednesday’s hearing several justices seemed set on undermining a central, longstanding federal bribery principle: that officials should not accept cash or gifts in exchange for giving special treatment to a constituent.'  'Justice Breyer dismissed the idea that federal law could criminalize a governor who accepted a private constituent’s payment in exchange for intervening with a constituent problem. Justice  Alito. expressed disbelief that an official requesting agency action on behalf of a big donor would be a problem.'

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