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Wed May 24, 2017, 01:56 PM

Poll: Americans don't think Trump is draining the swamp

Source: Politico



By LOUIS NELSON 05/24/2017 01:16 PM EDT

Less than a quarter of Americans surveyed in a new Monmouth University poll released Wednesday said President Donald Trump is making progress on his promise to “drain the swamp” of Washington corruption.

Thirty-two percent of those polled said Trump is actually making the "swamp” worse, while just 24 percent said he is draining it. Thirty-five percent of respondents said the president has done nothing to change Washington’s culture.

Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” was one of his most popular campaign speech bits, a line that evolved into a call-and-response at many of his rallies. And while he has instituted some limitations on future lobbying for those working for his administration, Trump has also taken some steps that seem at odds with his anti-corruption message, including removing from public view the list of White House visitors and installing well-connected individuals within his administration, including several from Wall Street megabank Goldman Sachs.

Among those polled, 35 percent said the president has paid “a lot” of attention to the most important issues to average Americans, while 30 percent said he had paid “a little” attention and 32 percent said he had not been attentive to those issues. Sixty-two percent of participants said they wished the president would pay more attention to the issues that matter most to them, while 34 percent said Trump had paid adequate attention to their preferred issues.





Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/24/poll-trump-drain-the-swamp-238774

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DonViejo May 2017 OP
Gothmog May 2017 #1
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 01:59 PM

1. Trump is adding to swamp

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Wed May 24, 2017, 02:03 PM

2. tRump IS the dreaded "swamp"

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 02:06 PM

3. Trump's method of swamp-draining is a bit curious.

Jan. 19: "Trump is going to drain the swamp. There are 25 six-foot alligators in there and he's going to remove them all."

May 19: "How do you even find a hundred 18-foot alligators?"

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 02:29 PM

4. He's added several metric tons of slime to the swamp.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 02:39 PM

5. Unsure on that attention thing

when Trump and Bannon are out to destroy everything
about this country that I deeply care about.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 04:19 PM

6. Drained it?

He's widened it, lengthened it, made it ten times deeper, and dug a Panama Canal sized trench from it, that leads RIGHT INTO THE WHITE HOUSE!

'Drained the swamp", indeed!

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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:53 PM

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