Trump Takes Office and Suddenly, GOP Doesn't Care About Wasteful Spending

Editor's note: This column is part of a series of columns and news articles examining President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. We asked Texas conservative thinkers to address the question: What does it mean to be conservative during the Trump administration?I'm old enough to remember when Republicans at least claimed to care about government waste. And I'm only 23 years old. You don't have to go very far back. For example, back in 2013, before Donald Trump moved into the Oval Office, longtime Republican leader Newt Gingrich tweeted, "Trump and president obsma [sic] both golf but trump doesn't charge the taxpayers $920,000 for a golf weekend in florida."  Continue reading...

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