This is the logical conclusion of Citizens United and other such graft enabling legal decisions and policies.
Once you have a system in which money becomes the prime motivator of politicians and their handlers, then who they work for eventually becomes less important than how much they get paid. Price is the main consideration once ethics are removed from the equation.
It starts with lobbyists giving money to support their particular policy or favor a particular industry. Once the moral and ethical compass is sold, it is only a matter of time before the buyers come from further afield.
GROUCHO (to woman seated next to him at an elegant dinner party): Would you sleep with me for ten million dollars?
WOMAN (giggles and responds): Oh, Groucho, of course I would.
GROUCHO; How about doing it for fifteen dollars?
WOMAN (indignant): Why, what do you think I am?
GROUCHO: That’s already been established. Now we’re just haggling about the price.