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Fmr Rep. Westmoreland: Congress should stand for consumers and repeal the Durbin Amendment

| The Hill

At your first rodeo, you might miss a lot of what is happening because you don’t know what to look for. I represented Georgia in Congress for 12 years. Unfortunately, because I saw that rodeo up close, I often saw the same thing over and over—something that newcomers might miss.

Members of Congress, representing their favorite special interests, draft legislation for those special interests and then sell it to the public as somehow being in the “public interest.” They turn the issue into something quite different than what it is in reality.

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