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Another day, another story about someone giving money to Trump in an effort to sway public policy. This time, according to the Washington Post, “a wealthy Iraqi sheikh named Nahro al-Kasnaza” who wanted the US to adopt a harder line on Iran “checked into the Trump International Hotel in Washington and spent 26 nights in […]
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Grifters Love Grifters

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On August 8, 2018
The New Gilded Age sure looks a lot like the first Gilded Age. The first congresscritter to endorse Trump is on the board of a publicly traded company and he uses it to engage in insider trading? Perfect! The designers of Credit Mobilier couldn’t ask for more! Here’s what’s laid out in complaints from the […]

Drain That Swamp!

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On August 7, 2018

Just another Trump appointee: A multimillion-dollar lawsuit has been quietly making its way through the New York State court system over the last three years, pitting a private equity manager named Da

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Drain That Swamp!

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On April 8, 2018
I know I am glad the Trump administration is cleaning up the incredibly corrupt Washington of the Obama years! On March 29, 2017, Robert Murray, the founder and owner of one of the country’s largest coal companies, was ushered into a conference room at the Department of Energy’s headquarters, in Washington, D.C., for a meeting […]

Life Under Zinke

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On November 13, 2017

Of all the Trump appointees, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has proven to be the most underrated evil. This guy, who got the job over Cathy McMorris Rodgers because he shared good hunting storie

The Grifters

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On October 24, 2017

Trump combining the qualities of Warren Harding, Andrew Jackson, Richard Nixon, and Andrew Johnson is working out pretty great. A tiny, 2-year-old energy company from a small town in Montana won a $30

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  To add context to my post from yesterday about Trump and corruption, go read Seva Gunitsky’s commentary on Twitter. It’s occasioned by a letter that Democratic House Judiciary members sent to Jeff Sessions, which demands to know why the Department of Justice suddenly—and unexpectedly—settled a Russian money-laundering case. A very quick summary: Democratic congressmen on the House […]
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