: :inin Kyiv (EET)

You Can’t Drain the Swamp and Also Defend the President

The last serious effort to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C., came after Watergate, when Congress : Trump has filled, not drained, the swamp]The same era witnessed unprecedented efforts to probe the national-security apparatus, culminating in : How the swamp drained Trump]For all those reasons, there is no prospect of Trump really trying to drain the swamp, let alone succeeding. His focus will be protecting his presidency, a project utterly at odds with making it easier to expose official misconduct and graft.In fact, when his tenure is over, there will be a dark irony to his supposed drain-the-swamp agenda. Its …read more

Source:: The Atlantic