During the interview, CNN anchor, Brooke Baldwin asked Dodd about his trip through the revolving door. Dodd showed no interest in answering the question, as the transcript shows:
BALDWIN: You avowed, sir, that you wouldn't become a lobbyist when you left the Senate, and here you are, you know, lobbying for the movie industry. How do you explain that?Dodd told the Connecticut Mirror in 2010 he would not lobby when he left the Senate. True, he isn't a registered lobbyist with the MPAA, which would be illegal as he's banned for lobbying for two years after leaving the Senate. We've called the MPAA for comment but haven't heard back. We'll update if we do.
DODD: Well, no, we're trying to talk about a position that's very important. This isn't just the movie industry. As I mentioned, there are all sorts of businesses, 19 million people in this country who work in intellectual property and copyright areas. And their jobs are at risk. There are people every single day going after other products other than film or television.
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