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Drain The Swamp

  1. drain the swamp
    Trump Owns the Swamp Now, and It’s Awash in LobbyistsThe administration seems to be filling, not draining, the swamp of special interest influence in Washington.
  2. drain the swamp
    Scott Pruitt’s Lobbyist Landlord Tried to Get EPA Job for FriendNewly released emails reveal Vicki and J. Stephen Hart’s correspondence with, and requests of, Pruitt and his chief of staff.
  3. the national interest
    Trump Made 6 Populist Promises. He Has Now Broken Them All.Trump ran to the left on the economy. While nobody was looking, he abandoned his last promise to be a different kind of Republican.
  4. Why Trump Supporters Might Not Care That He’s Not Getting Anything DoneIt’s widely assumed conservatives will punish the GOP in 2018 for a poor record in Congress. Don’t count on it.
  5. The Trump Administration Has Declared War on the Office of Government EthicsThe office asked the White House to disclose any ethics waivers it provided to ex-lobbyists. The White House said the office can’t make them do that.
  6. drain the swamp
    Lewandowski Quits Lobbying Firm He Co-FoundedQuestions had been raised about the firm’s work in Eastern Europe, and why Lewandowski wasn’t registered as a lobbyist.
  7. the national interest
    Trump Picks Wall Street Lawyer to Enforce Laws on Wall StreetNew Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton does not seem like a drain-the-swamp kind of guy.
  8. The GOP Wants to Drain the Swamp of Wall Street’s Enemies by Any Means NecessaryRichard Cordray can’t be fired without cause from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until 2018. But the GOP is determined to find a cause.
  9. Gingrich: Trump Doesn’t Want to ‘Drain the Swamp’ AnymoreThe president-elect thought the phrase was “cute” but doesn’t want to use it anymore.