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CNN Looks at Whether Trump Is ‘Draining the Swamp or Stocking It With a Whole Bunch of New Critters’

CNN’s The Lead this afternoon took a look at President Trump‘s campaign pledge to “drain the swamp,” with Jake Tapper asking if the president is really doing that or just “stocking it with a whole bunch of new critters.”

CNNMoney correspondent Cristina Alesci spoke with Tapper about how the current president has “relaxed some of the ethical standards” imposed by his predecessor, bringing up former lobbyists working in the Trump administration.

Alesci also took note of the White House decision on not releasing visitor logs and also how Trump “trolled” Obama about his lack of transparency when there is a “theme of less transparency from this White House.”

Over the weekend, Tapper brought up the “drain the swamp” issue with a rather unique visual:

Watch above, via CNN.

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