Cashing In


Almost one in three former Bush Cabinet members have landed jobs consulting, lobbying or working for industries they once regulated, leading to charges they are "cashing in on their public service." They include former A.G. John Ashcroft, whose firm's clients include software giant Oracle, subject of a Justice Department anti-trust case under Ashcroft.

 "The Ashcroft brand is about ethics and sound judgment
and rooting out wrongdoing," says Juleanna Glover, who co-founded the Ashcroft Group.

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