Hiring people, including the homeless, to stand in line before congressional hearings is seemingly a common occurrence in Washington.
Billed as a chance to "forge bipartisan relationships and learn practical skills of lawmaking," the event featured several prominent CEOs.
"The Saudis are always throwing around money," Woodward said. "And let's face it, Donald Trump is a walking conflict of interest on something like this."
GOP leaders try to rush through complicated tax code changes, inspiring a special-interest bacchanal the likes of which Washington has never seen.
David Bernhardt is likely to become deputy interior secretary, despite a long history of lobbying for oil and mining companies.