Transition Rules Trip Anti-Tobacco Lobbyist?

President-elect Obama’s rules for lobbyist participation in the transition may or may not have been tripped, according to Politico.

One of the leading members of President-elect Barack Obama’s Health and Human Services transition team was an anti-tobacco lobbyist as recently as September, a position that would appear to break a transition team rule that prevents lobbyists from serving in policy areas they have worked to influence within the past year.

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