IT CAME FROM THE SWAMP: Former State Dept. Lawyer Creates Group To Investigate Trump

Was he one of the “non-partisan lawyers” at State? Nice of the swamp to self-identify. It’s like some of these folks are doing Trump’s job for him by singling themselves out.

The Hill reports:

New watchdog group formed to investigate Trump conflicts

A former State Department lawyer and the founder of another Washington watchdog group have joined forces to form an organization they say will serve as a check on the Trump administration.

American Oversight will primarily use litigation and open records laws to “uncover and publicize information about malfeasance and corruption by administration officials,” it said in a release announcing its creation on Monday.

“Congress has abdicated its constitutionally mandated oversight responsibilities of the executive branch — from failing to vet individuals before they take office to explicitly refusing to investigate conflicts of interest and misconduct,” the announcement says.

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While key figures in the group have ties to Democrats, American Oversight bills itself as non-partisan.

Austin Evers, who most recently served as a senior counsel at the State Department, will lead the non-profit and Melanie Sloan, who founded Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, will be working as a senior adviser.

This is just another liberal outfit for George Soros to pump millions of dollars into so leftists can pretend to have real jobs.

It won’t go anywhere.


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