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Ethics Panel Finds Conflict With Senator’s Job as Physician

Coburn argued that the nation’s founders envisioned that legislators would continue to function as citizens in their communities, including as doctors. He said that he wanted to make only enough money as a doctor to cover his expenses, and that working as a physician does not pose the same kind of potential conflicts of interest that being a lawyer might.
Our nation’s founders didn’t envision a year-round congress, either….

Besides, Coburn should have just as many opportunities for conflicts of interest as the rest of the members of congress!

Ethics Panel Finds Conflict With Senator’s Job as Physician

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