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Swamp creatures are on the loose, being sighted all over Washington, D.C.

At the White House, a medical technology CEO and friend of Joe Biden who donated to Biden’s campaign was rewarded with a White House post on the President’s council of science advisors and given millions of dollars in federal contracts.  Critics call it cronyism, and neither the CEO nor the White House is answering questions.

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General Motors hired Joe Biden’s niece to work on environmental sustainability goals.  Joe Biden wants to spend big on green energy and electric vehicles.  General Motors is moving into the production of electric vehicles, big-time.  What could possibly go wrong here?  See how this works?

The Biden administration is racking up federal ethics waivers, more than 50 so far.  A watchdog group is having a devil of a time getting the details, as six agencies have not responded to the group’s Freedom of Information Act requests.

At the Capitol, Congress critters are giving Biden administration swamp creatures a run for their money.

A Republican Congressman from Nebraska was convicted of lying to the FBI about a foreign campaign contribution.  He resigned – good riddance.

A Democrat congressman from New Jersey boasted in campaign ads he wouldn’t take corporate PAC money so they wouldn’t ‘own him’, but he has now been caught taking tens of thousands of dollars from business special interest groups and corporate lobbyists.

A watchdog group found five Senate committee staffers own stock in industries that could come before their committees, in violation of Senate rules.  For example, a banking committee staffer owns stock in three financial institutions, including Wells Fargo.

But the fish rots from the head down.  A new report shows 49 members of Congress failed to properly report their stock trades as required by law.  There are stories of members of Congress or people they know trading stocks after congressional meetings.  That’s called insider trading and can be against the law.

Democrat Congressman from Texas Henry Cuellar used almost $100,000 in campaign cash to fund a private plane.  His home was raided in January in a separate ethics probe.  He’ll be in a run-off primary election in May so, Texas voters just remember, you get the government you deserve.

A private plane – that’s nothing.  An Illinois Democrat in the House apparently used campaign funds to bribe a rival candidate to stay out of her primary election by giving the rival a job.  She’s not talking.  I don’t blame her.  Congressional investigators say this is illegal.

Nepotism. Bribery.  Selling your office.  Using campaign funds for personal expenses.  Phony promises to refuse special interest money.  What’s next – orgies and cocaine parties in Washington?  Naw, couldn’t be.  Our elites could not possibly be that corrupt, could they?

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