Fox News Host Admits Being Part of 'the Swamp' Really Just Means Not Being a Conservative

Fox News host David Asman on Thursday admitted that being a member of “the swamp” really just means being a liberal, letting it slip on “Outnumbered” that despite a “Washington elite” upbringing, potential Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is too conservative to qualify.


Asman was discussing Donald Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominees, explaining that some critics are concerned that Kavanaugh is too much apart of the beltway, having been born in Bethesda, Maryland.

“Specifically the problem with Kavanaugh, just to focus on the list, is that there are a lot of—a growing number of conservatives that really don't like him, who think he's too much a part of the beltway,” Asman said. “He was born just outside of Bethesda, Maryland. Sort of grew up in that beltway environment.”

“It’s too much to say he's part of the swamp because he has conservative issues that he's voted on,” Asman addedd.

Trump has contended that “the swamp” refers to a culture of corruption in Washington D.C. Despite promising to “drain the swamp,” the president has maintained a financial interest in his hotel and appointed cabinet members like EPA chief Scott Pruitt, who is currently embroiled in accusations of unparalleled ethics violations.

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