Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

Abramoff, sweatshops, and Senator Burns.

Posted on

"Abramoff, sweatshops, and Senator Burns."

Share:

google plus icon

“Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT) and his staff met Jack Abramoff’s lobbying team on at least eight occasions and collected $12,000 in donations around the time that the lawmaker took legislative action favorable to Abramoff’s clients in the Northern Mariana Islands,” AP reports. Abramoff’s firm was helping to block new labor regulations on the islands’ numerous garment sweatshop factories.

« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.