Saturday, April 29, 2017
Republican Cover Ups & Corruption: Republicans ARE the SWAMP!
Trump Nominates Deputy Interior Secretary With Serious Conflicts of Interest
Jenny Rowland, ThinkProgress
Rowland writes: "President Donald Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on Friday that former Interior Solicitor and current lobbyist David Bernhardt will be nominated for Deputy Secretary of the Interior Department. Bernhardt was a senior political official and the top lawyer in charge of ethics and legal compliance for President George W. Bush's Interior Department during a period plagued by scandal and ethical violations."
Robert Reich | What Happened to the Promised Investigations Into Russian Interference in the 2016 Election?
Robert Reich, Robert Reich's Facebook Page
Reich writes: "What happened to the promised investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election? The House intelligence committee has been plagued by infighting and missteps. While the Senate investigative committee has pledged a thorough probe, it's done little so far - no high-profile hearings, until very recently no full-time staff, and its few part-time staffers have no investigative experience or expertise with Russia."