Donald Trump is not the only corrupt politician in Washington D.C. He has a team of corrupt federal officials to help him finagle or force his way through those who oversee him.
Trump often leads the news for bad behavior like election interference, which got him impeached, and most recently his botched response to the coronavirus. But the president can’t advance his schemes all alone.
Fill the Swamp! Fill the Swamp!
Trump may have coasted to the White House on chants of, “Drain the Swamp,” but in reality, he has stocked the swamp with corrupt officials. And these enablers and backers have schemes of their own.
Some high scorers on the Swamp Slime list.
A handful of GOP lawmakers convened with the president at Camp David on May 16. Was it to solve the COVID-19 crisis? Not according to CNN, which reported it was to plan “a way to advance baseless claims against former President Barack Obama.” Obama has called Trump’s leadership during the pandemic “an absolutely chaotic disaster.”
Scroll through for the latest rankings on our Swamp Slime Score sheet.
Find out who is the latest “winner” in our list of corrupt federal officials. Hint: He’s in the Cabinet.