Posts Tagged: drain the swamp

Trump Defends Roy Moore Against Misconduct Allegations: ‘He Totally Denies It’

President Donald Trump signaled a major shift in the White House’s position Tuesday on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, repeatedly saying Moore “totally denies” the allegations of sexual misconduct against him and panning his Democratic opponent Doug Jones as “terrible.” Several women have accused Moore of pursuing relationships with them as teenagers when he was in… Read more »

Steve Bannon: Establishment Republicans In Full Collapse; Out Of Ideas, Guts, And Money

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon tells the Financial Times that “establishment Republicans are in full collapse” and are “out of ideas, guts, and out of money” against the populist and economic nationalist primary challengers targeting GOP incumbents in 2018. His comments came one day after Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, an outspoken critic of President… Read more »

Conservatives Call on McConnell, Senate Leadership to Step Aside: ‘You Are The Swamp’

After nine months of failing to repeal Obamacare after years of promising to get the job done, leading grassroots conservatives have had enough. Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin, Senate Conservatives Fund President Ken Cuccunelli, For America President David Bozell and others sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday asking for… Read more »

Trump’s Picks For Fed Chief, Governors Seen As Opportunity To ‘Drain Swamp’

When President Donald Trump took office, there were three vacancies on the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors. Then, unexpectedly, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer resigned, effective “on or around October 13, 2017.” Throw in the fact that Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s term as chairman expires Feb. 3, 2018, and it’s very easy to see why… Read more »

WaPo: Defiant Outsider Roy Moore Aims For New Level Disruption In The Senate Against Swamp

Michael Scherer of the Washington Post profiles “outsider” candidate Judge Roy Moore, the frontrunner in Alabama’s U.S. Senate primary runoff election, in an article published Thursday morning. While Scherer hopes to tarnish Moore as an “angry” theocrat, the former justice’s life story provides a compelling narrative of a determined fighter who was always bristled at… Read more »

How Charlottesville Helped Drain The Swamp

Donald Trump’s decision to dissolve his two business advisory councils in the face of mass defections of corporate leaders and Wall Street titans was a clarifying moment for his presidency. Just as the president promised, he drained the swamp. Ironically, the swamp was already draining itself as business leaders decided that they agreed with the… Read more »

Huckabee: It’s Time To Repeal The 17th Amendment

After Senate Republicans failed to pass the ‘skinny’ Obamacare repeal bill last week, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said it’s time to repeal the 17th Amendment, which would change the way senators are elected. “Time to repeal 17th Amendment. Founders had it right-Senators chosen by state legislatures. Will work for their states and respect 10th… Read more »