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Meet Obama Holdovers Still in Trump’s Government

Despite his promises to “drain the swamp” and sweeping out the Barack Obama-era bureaucrats from all levels of the federal government, President Donald Trump and his administration have found it difficult to complete the process even after two months in office.

President Barack Obama, joined by the Easter Bunny, greets members of the audience on the South Lawn at the White House Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll which features …

DELINGPOLE: Scott Pruitt Is Failing to Drain the Swamp at the EPA

True, his credentials as a climate sceptic are not much in doubt. Yes, he might even agree with President Trump that there’s a swamp out there that sorely needs draining. The problem is, insiders explain, is that the future of the EPA is of far less interest to Pruitt than his prospects of becoming either one of Oklahoma’s next senators or its next governor.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Oklahoma Attorney General and President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), on Capitol Hill January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pat Caddell: Trump Transition Shake-Up a Part of Draining the Swamp

Pollster and analyst Pat Caddell challenged criticism of the Donald Trump transition effort in an interview Wednesday with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow by pointing out that forcing out former Rep. Mike Rogers was actually a part of Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” of Washington, as opposed to any snag or infighting with transition efforts.

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