Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse than You Think

Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse than You Think

by Ken Buck


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621576389
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 307,755
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Congressman Ken Buck is a Republican from Windsor, Colorado who serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Committee on Rules. He is also a member of the Judiciary Subcommittees on Immigration and Border Security and Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations.

One of three brothers, Ken worked his way through high school, college, and law school as a janitor, truck driver, furniture mover, and a ranch hand. After law school, Ken worked for Dick Cheney on the Iran-Contra Investigation and then became a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice. He has also served as a District Attorney in Weld County, Colorado and as a business executive at the Hensel Phelps Construction Company.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Foreword 3

1 Why Washington Is a Swamp 7

2 Welcome to Washington, Congressman! 19

3 Play the Game-or Else 29

4 Crisis of Character 43

5 Beating the Beltway Bullies 53

6 Corporate Welfare 63

7 Swamp-Based Accounting 75

8 Zombie Government 85

9 Profiteering in the Swamp 95

10 When Washington Takes Control 103

11 How President Trump Can Help Drain the Swamp 119

12 Using the Constitution to Drain the Swamp 129

13 Throw the Bums Out-and Other Reforms 137

14 What You Can Do to Drain the Swamp 147

Appendix A 153

Appendix B 155

Notes 187

Index 213

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