Atlanta, GA – Just a week after Election Day, Donald Trump has already backed away from his campaign promise to “drain the swamp.” Over the course of a few days, Trump has:
In Sunday’s interview with 60 Minutes, Trump flailed while attempting to explain why his transition team was teeming with lobbyists given this campaign promises. [Video]
Legal and ethical experts have already begun to question Trump’s nepotism and conflicts of interest.
He’s also pushed for his children—again, the same people who will run the Trump Organization—to receive top security clearances. [CNN]
Not only are these moves by the incoming Trump Administration questionable and unprecedented—they’re an affront to the very people who purportedly elected him to “shake up” Washington.