Donald Trump Weakened Ethics Rules on Ex-Lobbyists He Promised To Be Tougher On

Type: HypocrisyMay 31 2017 Severity:

Donald Trump repeatedly promised during his campaign he would 'drain the swamp' and try to reduce the influence of lobbyists in Washington DC. A report out of the White House however shows Trump giving ethics waivers to 16 White House staff members, more than 5 times the number Obama's administration waived in the first 4 months of taking office.

Main Source: nytimes.com