culling lobbyists

White House bumps lobbyists from advisory boards and commissions – of which there are thousands throughout the executive branch.

For too long, lobbyists have wielded disproportionate influence in Washington.

It’s one thing for lobbyists to represent their clients’ interests in petitions to the government, but it’s quite another, and not appropriate, for lobbyists to hold privileged positions that enables them to advocate for their clients from within the government.