SWAMP Act Would Make Donald Trump Pay For His Own Visits To Mar-A-Lago

A new bill that a Democratic congressman introduced would put the financial burden on President Donald Trump for his frequent visits to his own properties. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) introduced the Stop Waste and Misuse by the President ― or SWAMP ― Act to the House this month. If passed, taxpayers would be reimbursed for the […]

Elizabeth Warren Has A Real Plan To Drain The Swamp In Washington

WASHINGTON ― The discussion at the Center for American Progress’ “Ideas Conference” on Tuesday stuck mostly to the conventional Democratic script. But not Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Other lawmakers and policy experts gathered at Washington’s Four Seasons Hotel focused on defending the Barack Obama-era status quo against President Donald Trump’s onslaught, rather than on proposing […]

Rex Tillerson Is A ‘Swamp Creature,’ Says Top Trump Campaign Adviser

WASHINGTON — Myron Ebell, the longtime climate-science denier who led President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency transition team until Trump’s inauguration, says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is among the “swamp creatures” that have infiltrated the president’s administration.  Speaking Friday at a climate conference hosted by the Heartland Institute, a conservative think tank, Ebell took issue with Tillerson voicing support […]

Departure of AFC general secretary: Business as usual in a swamp of corruption allegations

By James M. Dorsey Transparency appears nowhere on the radar of Asian soccer governors as global soccer reels from the worst crisis in the sport’s history. That was evident in a terse statement issued by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announcing the resignation of its suspended general secretary, Dato Alex Soosay. … Sports – The […]