Aides to Hillary Clinton considered a ban on bundling from lobbyists representing foreign interests, decided against it and forgot to tell the candidate.
Senior staff decided to bar lobbyists registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, FARA, from raising money for the campaign in a leaked email chain that began the day after Clinton announced her presidential bid.
They were persuaded to reverse their position after members of the finance team and a campaign lawyer pointed out how much money was at stake.
'Take the money!!' Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri advised.