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There she goes again: Rep. Tlaib using her office to advance personal interest?

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Public officials carry a public trust.
They are in their position to serve their constituents.
 But that is not how it turns out in many cases.
There is political corruption in almost all the countries in the world. There is political corruption in the United States as well.  But corruption in the United States is very small compared to that in other countries.
One of the reasons for this very small amount of corruption is that the media helps expose it. More importantly, the U.S. government also makes fighting public corruption a top priority.
At any time there are a number of former public officials and former government employees serving time in prison due to having engaged in corruption.
The fear of being exposed by the media for corruption makes many officials not only avoid involvement in corruption but avoid also the appearance of corruption as well. An example of corruption is using one’s public position for personal interest.
MyFoxDetroit had a news story about Michigan State Rep.…