By Ken Buck
Congressman Ken greenback is blowing the whistle at the real-life residence of playing cards in our nation's capital. Elected in 2014 as president of 1 of the most important Republican freshman sessions ever to go into Congress, greenback instantly learned why not anything will get performed in Congress, and it's not as a result of political gridlock—in truth, Republicans and Democrats interact all too good to fleece taxpayers and plunge the US deeper into debt.
"It is an insular procedure directed via power-hungry get together elites who stay like kings and govern like bullies," dollar reports.
Buck has witnessed first-hand how the unwritten principles of Congress regularly prioritize temporary political achieve over lasting, principled management. while dollar tangled with Washington strength agents like former Speaker John Boehner, he confronted petty retaliation. while he insisted Republicans maintain their observe to citizens, he was once berated at the apartment flooring via his personal occasion leaders. whilst different individuals of Congress dared to do what they believed to be correct for the US rather than what the get together bosses commanded, dollar observed them stripped of committee positions or even denied eating room privileges via the petty beltway bullies.
In Drain the Swamp, dollar names names and tells brilliant real tales approximately what rather occurred at the back of closed doorways in Congress in the course of legislative battles that experience ensued over the past years together with finances, carrying on with resolutions, omnibus, exchange advertising authority, Iran, and extra. If the Trump management goes to deliver actual swap to Washington, it first must get the full story—from deep contained in the swamp.
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