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There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile.
He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile.
He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse,
And they all lived together in a little crooked house.
Three days before Trumps' inauguration, Insider Monkey published a list of the 10 most corrupt presidents U.S. presidents. If you scan the list, you'll discover a few surprises. However, the author alluded to the fact that it would not take long for Donald Trump to make the list.
Trump seems to attract dishonest people, and Scott Pruitt and Tom Price are just two examples. Andrew Wheeler, who replaced Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA on February 28, is ALREADY under investigation by the inspector general of the EPA.
This morning, the Chicago Tribune published an article about Stephen Calk, the founder and CEO of Federal Savings Bank of Chicago. He was just charged by the Feds with financial institution bribery for allegedly issuing millions of dollars in high-risk loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for help getting a position within the Trump administration.
Calk had been named to the Trump campaign's economic advisory panel in August 2016, at Manafort's suggestion, several months after they had begun discussing a possible loan for Manafort. On November 30, 2016, Manafort sent an email to Jared Kushner recommending Calk be named Secretary of the Army, to which Kushner replied, "On it!" Shortly before Christmas 2016, Manafort added Calk and Calk's son to a list of people to be invited to Trump's inauguration