If the appointment of billionaires and millionaires to cabinet positions was not enough to tip you off that the promise to “drain the swamp” was a total con job, take a look at the billions of dollars used to buy politicians. Nobody drained the swamp. It was all talk. It was a successful con job.
Instead of draining the swamp, the president and congress continue to bathe in the billions of dollars of swamp money. Maybe the general population will be more mindful when voting in the mid-term elections on November 6, 2018. Note that “all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives and 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate will be contested.” (Wikipedia).
I’ll be looking for those who are “less bought” (thinking none of the human members in congress are perfect). 🙂
Here’s why no one’s going to ‘drain the swamp’
Former investment banker for Goldman Sachs Steven Mnuchin (R) speaks as US President Donald Trump (L) looks on during a swearing-in ceremony, in the Oval Office of the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. Mnuchin was confirmed by the Senate this evening to become the Treasury Secretary for the Trump Administration. whose products, risk-taking, and shenanigans blew up the sector and everything around it during the Financial Crisis – has finally gotten the memo in a serious way: During Read the full story
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