Trump on Lobbyists

And I understand politicians; I understand what motivates them. The thing that motivates them are special interests and their lobbyists. And they won’t do the right thing. The people that are really getting them are the people that give them money.”

“And by my not taking money from all of these special interests, I’m going to be able to do the right thing for the people,” he added. “They do so many bad deals and people think, oh, why are they so stupid? They’re not stupid. They’re doing it because they’re told to do it by the people that give them money.