Posts Tagged: drain the swamp

Conservatives Warn Trump Not to Revive Earmarks If He Wants to Drain the Swamp

Published by The Daily Signal By Rachel del Guidice  Some conservatives are sounding the alarm over reinstating earmarks in Congress, as President Donald Trump voiced support Tuesday for reviving a budgetary practice that critics say feeds cronyism and corruption in government. “I hear so much about earmarks and how there was a great friendliness [among lawmakers]… Read more »

Sean Hannity: “People Like Hillary Clinton Should Be Nervous – People Will Be Going to Jail”

Published by The Gateway Pundit  Written by Cristina Laila Last week Sean Hannity warned his millions of Twitter followers that he was one week away from exposing CNN. This time President Trump and Sean Hannity took to Twitter to taunt CNN and Hillary Clinton. President Trump tweeted, “Watch Sean Hannity tonight at 9:00 PM” Watch @seanhannity… Read more »

To the Augean stables: Can Trump hose out the federal bureaucracy?

Published by The American Thinker Written by Monica Showalter The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel has an important proposal about how President Trump can take his tax victory momentum and move the conservative agenda forward: by cleaning out the federal bureaucracy.  Considering who voted for him, it’s one of the best courses of action he can… Read more »

Pentagon announces launch of first-ever department-wide financial audit

The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in its history, Pentagon officials announced Wednesday. Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White spoke during the Pentagon news conference, in which they also addressed the possibility of a government shutdown when the continuing resolution that has been keeping… Read more »

Trump Frames Tax Vote as Swamp Drainers vs. Swamp Dwellers

As the Senate prepares to vote on a tax reform package, President Donald Trump called the vote a “moment of truth.” “In the coming days, the American people will learn which politicians are part of the swamp and which politicians want to drain the swamp,” Trump said to a supportive crowd Wednesday in St. Charles,… Read more »

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 »