Plying members of Congress with fresh baked goods

donutHere, Politico interviews Cicely Simpson, director of federal and state government affairs for Dunkin’ Brands.

Do you bring doughnuts and coffee when meeting with lawmakers?

I do get asked from time to time, but most people are pretty mindful of the lobbying rules that restrict gifts and food. Doughnuts are cheap, so they might fit within the regulations, but we’ve never tested the limits.

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