I am writing you because I am worried about the survival of your agenda. You don’t know me from Adam, but I am part of the movement that elected you. I’ve spent 40 years in politics, heading up national grassroots groups, hosting a radio show, writing for a number of conservative publications and even serving in the California State Assembly. I know grass roots leaders and activists all over the country and I believe the vast majority of conservatives are thrilled with your agenda.
Most of us had long ago abandoned the idea that it was a swell idea to turn over our trade policy to international bodies that hate America. We saw factories close all over the Midwest as a result of policies that favored other countries and we were appalled when Obama declared war on coal, oil, mining, fishing, agriculture, timber, and other occupations the left’s considers “evil.” We watched as the principles of sovereignty and citizenship were undermined by open border policies and programs that empowered illegal aliens. We witnessed the massive growth of the welfare state and the entitlement mentality that accompanies it. We were all mortified when the debt approached $20 trillion and when Obama used the power of the Federal government to harass citizens and illegally monitor us while the media remained silent. Orwell’s prophetic book, 1984, was coming to pass.
Even after 9/11, we watched as radical Islamists crept into government positions and policies were adopted by our intelligence agencies which crippled our ability to prevent terrorist attacks. And we watched in horror as our military was turned into a bastion of political correctness, with the high command lying about the ability of women to fight in combat, scarce funds used for sex change operations instead of body armor, and insane rules of engagement forced upon our warriors, costing many of them their lives. To be honest, many of us had written off the prospect of returning the USA to the constitutional Republic our founder fathers had bequeathed to us.
Your election gave us hope. You ran on a campaign emphasizing economic nationalism and an American first mentality which created a movement that continues to grow and solidify. So far, you’ve accomplished quite a bit with little support from Capitol Hill.
However, the departure of a number of conservatives over the past few months is worrisome as the dominance of establishment Republicans has become more obvious. Yes, I know, you have continued to insist in various speeches that the wall will be built, trade treaties will be re-negotiated, and so forth, but the federal government is a massive, sprawling entity and if your government is not led by people who share your agenda, your enemies will eventually get their way.
Already, we have witnessed the influence of the moderates around you when seven conservatives were purged from your National Security Council; when you indicated you would grant amnesty to 800,000 illegal aliens — thereby taking jobs our citizens desperately need — and when you supported Luther Strange, the Senate candidate in Alabama who spend 23 years as a lobbyist and was a charter member of the swamp. Needless to say, your base was not thrilled with such decisions.
Indeed, the movement which elected you is willing to separate themselves from you if need be. The victory of Judge Roy Moore over Strange was only the first step. But it’s much bigger than that. Your base believes America is at a crossroads in many different ways and that if you’re not willing to acknowledge this, they will take matters into their own hands. Economically, we have been on the path to socialism for many years with the size and scope of federal governmental power continuing to grow. What you choose to do or not do in the next few years will likely determine whether America will return to its historic roots as a constitutional Republic with limited powers or follow the route of Europe and become an open-borders, socialist welfare state with a permanent stagnant economy. The choice is stark but your supporters want you to lead this movement and stick to the principles you campaigned on.
Our fear, however, is that your agenda will be sabotaged due to the prevalence of liberals within your administration, some who are hold-overs and some who are your appointees. To be blunt, your base does not think you are aggressive enough in dealing with these saboteurs. However, there are a few simple but powerful actions you can undertake right now that would put your enemies on defense and reestablish yourself as the leader of this new movement to restore American greatness.
First, order your agencies to comply with Congressional requests and Freedom of Information Act requests by government watchdog groups such as Judicial Watch. These requests are for documents that expose Obama-era corruption but your bureaucrats and even agency appointees are fighting these requests, thereby protecting the corrupt swamp sworn to destroy you. Indeed, JW president Tom Fitton stated that “the Trump Justice Department and other agencies are as dug in as any good Obama apparatchik in denying the release of those records.” To give you just a few examples:
Indeed, conservative Congressman Jason Chaffetz, who retired from Congress a few weeks ago, is deeply perturbed by this pattern. As the outgoing chairman of the House Oversight Committee tasked with investigating a number of the Obama era scandals, he would know: “the reality is, sadly, I don’t see much difference between the Trump administration the Obama administration.” It is a sad commentary on your administration Mr. Trump, that this committee has been unable to obtain documents that would expose the Democrats’ criminal behavior in the private email scandal, the Fast and Furious gun running scandal, and the effort by the IRS to suppress conservative voter education groups.
Chaffetz adds, “In many ways, it’s almost worse because we’re getting nothing, and that’s terribly frustrating and, with all due respect, the attorney general has not changed at all. I find him [Sessions] to be worse than what I saw with Loretta Lynch in terms of releasing documents… that’s not what I expected…. We tried to issue subpoenas. We tried to hold people in contempt and the Obama administration said ‘no,’ and the Trump administration came in and did zero… Nothing. Nothing changed.” Wow.
Mr. President, I have to assume you probably are not even aware of this, but you need to put an end to this. The Freedom of Information Act was created precisely to expose corruption within the swamp. It is your ally. Your agencies are claiming bogus national security concerns for hiding and holding back documents which should have been turned over months ago. Due to the non-compliance of your agencies, there’s been a media blackout concerning Democrat scandals. Based on your tweets, I know you are frustrated with how the Democrats seemed to have gotten away with all their scandals, but they have been able to do so because your agencies have not cooperated with congressional investigators.
You have an incredible opportunity to educate Americans about how the Democrats illegally used the government to harass people, cover up felonies and even attempt to alter the course of the presidential campaign. Instead of spending much of your time responding to phony scandals, you could refocus the media on covering investigations that involve real Democrat scandals by simply ordering your agencies to release these documents, comply with the FOIA and cooperate with the congressional oversight committees. If they don’t, then people need to be fired. You simply cannot tolerate this any longer. It’s time to put your enemies on the defensive.
Secondly, you need to have a heart-to-heart conversation with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. No, not a tweet, but a private meeting between yourself and your legal team and the AG and his legal team. The purpose, of course, would be to discuss the half-dozen or so Democrat scandals involving federal crimes which, to date, his office has not investigated. Mr. Sessions is a conservative and seems to be dedicated to your agenda, but you need to light a fire under him. The word on the street is that his legal team is overly cautious and does not want him to pursue Obama-era corruption; if that’s the case, then you need to urge Sessions to replace them. As you know, your AG has already weakened his influence by recusing himself by the Russian collusion investigation, thereby allowing a career FBI official to appoint Robert Mueller, a swamp denizen who has clearly gone overboard searching for alleged wrongdoing unrelated to Russian collusion.
However, while you can’t do much about Mueller at this point, there is nothing improper about making a case to Sessions to be more aggressive and urging him, if necessary, to bring aboard some crack attorneys who know how to investigate and prosecute the myriad crimes committed by the Obama/Hillary gang. After all, the AG is part of the Executive Branch which you are the head of. Americans have come to believe that we have a two-tiered system of justice in America; one for the elites and one for the rest of us. Prove them wrong. Here are just a few of the scandals your DOJ should be investigating, but to my knowledge, is not:
And there are other issues as well such as the Benghazi disaster and the Fast and Furious scandal, but the failure of your administration to investigate government corruption sends a signal to the people that a double standard exists when it comes to justice. Moreover, the failure to hold these swamp creatures accountable will only encourage more of this activity in the future.
Sessions did finally announce he is investigating something, but the target is universities who suppress freedom of speech. Really? I hate to say this, but such an investigation would likely go nowhere and in terms of importance, it pales next to exposing the criminal behavior of those who are trying to destroy you and your agenda.
To recap, if you were to order your agencies to cooperate with congressional investigations and to respond to FOIA requests legally submitted by private groups seeking to expose corruption and you are able to persuade your Attorney General to open up investigations into Democrat corruption, that will change the dynamic. You will be on offense and your enemies will be on defense. Moreover, the media will simply be unable to ignore the multiple investigations exposing Democrat corruption that will likely yield stories on a weekly basis. Failure to do these two important things will ensure that many voters will never know the degree to which the Democratic Party has engaged in illegal activity to keep and maintain power. Only you can change this.