Now, just weeks before taking office, Trump has decided to sideline his pledge to “drain the swamp,” his ally Newt Gingrich said Wednesday.
“I’m told he now just disclaims that,” Gingrich (R-Ga.) the former House speaker, told NPR’s “Morning Edition.” “He now says it was cute, but he doesn’t want to use it anymore.”
Gingrich posted to Twitter this week what he described to NPR as “a very cute tweet” about the alligators in Washington. But someone ― Gingrich didn’t disclose who ― sent him a note saying they were tired of hearing such talk.
Gingrich told NPR he’s noticed a post-election change in Trump’s attitude about certain things, namely the “lock her up” chant that rang through campaign events.
Apparently, vowing to “drain the swamp” may have been more of the same. Read full story here