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September 11, 2015

According to a report on, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations ("AFL-CIO") President Richard Trumka demanded that Wall Street end the practice of giving "golden parachutes" to executives leaving for government jobs. In a letter to six top banking executives, Trumka argued that it should "not take the passage of a law defining them as bribery under the U.S. criminal code for you to do the right thing and stop offering them." Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) introduced legislation in July that would ban government