• You can't take a congressman to lunch for $25 and buy him a hamburger or a steak or something like that. But you can take him to a fundraising lunch and not only buy him that steak, but give him $25,000 extra and call it a fundraiser. And have all the same access and all the same interactions with that congressman.

    "Jack Abramoff: The lobbyist's playbook". Interview with Lesley Stahl, July 9, 2012.
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