The Trump Administration Threatens to Beat All Records for Misdeeds by Cabinet Members

In the Teapot Dome scandal during Warren Harding's presidency, Interior Secretary Albert Fall became the first cabinet member ever convicted and jailed. During Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal, three cabinet members, five top White House aides and the vice president were convicted of various crimes, and the president forced to resign.But the Trump administration threatens to beat all prior records for misdeeds by cabinet members. Besides the recurring issues surrounding the president and the charges against top campaign officials and advisers, four Cabinet members have been forced to resign so far due to ethical questions, and another three are under investigation.Rather than clearing the swamp, the Trump team seems to have fallen into it.  Continue reading...

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