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Saturday, March 24, 2018
K Street, Trump, Lobbyist, Ethics

Trump’s Watered-Down Ethics Rules Allow Lobbyists To Run The Swamp

As a candidate, Trump regularly railed against lobbyists and led crowds in chants of “Drain the swamp!” But as president, Trump signed an executive order that weakened significant aspects of the Obama ethics policy, including scrapping a ban on lobbyists joining agencies they had recently lobbied.

February 12, 2017
Atkins a longtime lobbyist on team Trump

Swamp-Dweller: Trump’s Financial Policy Advisor A Longtime Lobbyist

While Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” of Washington, Paul Atkins’ environs as the founder of Patomak could not get any swampier.

November 24, 2016