Tag: David Bernhardt

Literal Swamp Creatures Showed Up to a Hearing for Trump’s Latest Cabinet Pick

Trump’s Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt had some, uh, surprise guests during his confirmation hearing on Thursday: a couple of honest-to-god Swamp Creatures. That doesn’t mean Shape of Water star Doug Jones is taking an interest in beltway politics or whatever. The pair of mutant sea beings were actually Greenpeace activists, there to protest Trump’s […]

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Lobbyists Are Feasting in Trump’s Swamp

Let’s say Washington is a swamp, as Trump calls it. Then lobbyists are the gators, and strong ethics rules are the fence that keeps Americans from getting bit. In President Donald Trump’s swamp, the gators keep getting bigger and the fence is in tatters. On Saturday, Ryan Zinke submitted his resignation as secretary of the […]

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