During a speech to Congress Tuesday Night, president Donald Trump claimed he is “draining the swamp.” Understandably, Democrats reacted with laughter.
The truth is, Trump’s plan is less about “draining the swamp” and more about clogging it with swamp monsters.
The list is long and dark, and includes a Dancing with the Stars reject who is now poised to be in charge of America’s nuclear arsenal. The man responsible for helping to guide our economy was the one who sparked the mortgage crisis in the first place. His closest advisor is a white supremacist, and his Attorney General a known racist.
These aren’t do-gooder public servants but muddy corporate swamp monsters whose total net worth is $14 billion — the richest cabinet in presidential history.
Below is a brief, incomplete list of Trump’s swamp monsters, as well as the mysterious powers they hold in Trump’s new kingdom (Via Mashable):
This one was forced out over his contacts with Russian operatives:
Illustrations: Ambar Del Moral/Mashable
No wonder there were audible laughs when Trump says he has already started to “drain the swamp of government corruption.”
Watch the moment in the video below via The Guardian: