Bennet Joins Senate Democrats to Urge President-Elect Trump to Keep Promise to "Drain the Swamp" of Corporate Special Interests

19 Senators call on Donald Trump to increase transparency, adopt Obama lobbying and ethics rules for his transition and administration

Today Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 18 U.S. Senators to send a letter urging President-elect Donald Trump to increase transparency during his transition and keep his promises to reduce the influence of lobbyists and corporate special interests during his transition and in his administration.

Bennet Bill Bans Members from Fundraising While Conducting People’s Business

Proposal Also Bars Lobbyists from Bundling Campaign Contributions

Today, as part of his continuing efforts to reform the way Washington works and end the dysfunction Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced a bill to end the outsized and undue influence of lobbyists on Members of Congress. The Lobbying and Campaign Finance Reform Act prohibits members of Congress and candidates from soliciting campaign contributions from lobbyists while Congress is in session and bars lobbyists from bundling large contributions.