Lobbying the Hands that Feed You?

The Post notes that some of the automakers receiving federal funds have disclosed recent lobbying expenditures.

“It is probably the most heavily regulated industry in the country,” GM spokesman Greg Martin said. “Lobbying is legally protected speech. It’s a transparent, effective way for us to have a voice in multiple policy issues that impact our business and employees.

Martin added, “Companies should not be required to forfeit their legal rights if they receive federal funding.”

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