Video: Biden/Harris Collecting Millions for Inaugural Events That Are Now Mostly Virtual

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“It's about access and influence,” said Brendan Fischer, Director of Federal Reform with the Campaign Legal Center, a good-government group in Washington. “The Trump administration was marked by any number of ethical problems and at least the appearance of influence peddling, and Biden has stated that he wants to a mark a sharp break from the transactional nature of the Trump administration,” Fischer said.“Voluntarily adopting more stringent limits on his inaugural's fundraising would be an easy way and good way to do that.” Ultimately, Fischer says the more big donors allowed into the political system, the harder it is for politicians to notice the voices of average Americans.

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