August 22, 2018

Boston Globe: Elizabeth Warren’s plan to drain the swamp

Give Senator Elizabeth Warren points for exquisite timing — introducing her sweeping new anti-corruption proposal on the very same day President Trump’s former personal lawyer and his former campaign manager added the word “guilty” to their resumes in federal courts.

“There’s no real question that the Trump era has given us the most nakedly corrupt leadership this nation has seen in our lifetimes,” Warren said on the day that Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign fraud and Paul Manafort, a longtime Washington lobbyist, was found guilty of tax and bank fraud.

“But they are not the cause of the rot — they are just the biggest, stinkiest example of it,” Warren told a National Press Club audience Tuesday. 

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Source: Boston Globe