President Donald Trump was elected on the promise of “draining the swamp”. Donald Trump’s transition has illustrated that he will not keep the promise. The opportunity to make a statement on that subject was there, but too many swampy politicians were appointed to key positions.
- Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is now Secretary of Transportation.
- Attorney General pick Jeff Sessions is a career conservative politician and entrenched Republican.