This is what it costs to fish with Idaho’s Sen. Crapo

McClatchy DC Bureau

“The campaign is quite literally selling access in exchange for money,” said Brendan Fischer, director of the federal reform program at the Campaign Legal Center, a group that advocates for reducing the influence of money in politics. But, Fischer added, “Mike Crapo’s constituents are not going to have this opportunity to go fishing with him unless they give him $15,000.” Crapo’s campaign, in a statement to McClatchy, said the senator “has made it his priority to be accessible to Idahoans who wish to meet with him. He regularly travels between Idaho and D.C.”

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