Eager to drain the swamp, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange recently said he couldn’t find any corruption in Washington

A former attorney general, Luther Strange, seems like the perfect person to clean up Capitol Hill. Pointing to his impressive conviction sheet, the current Alabama senator promises to help President Trump drain the swamp.

His website includes a page on “Draining the Swamp” and “Fighting Corruption.” “Luther enjoyed many successes in the fight against Montgomery insiders,” Strange’s campaign website states. “As senator, he’s ready to help President Donald Trump do the same in Washington.”

This is an interesting shift in message from when Strange arrived in town a few weeks ago. In an April interview with the Washington Examiner, when asked whether he believed that there was a public corruption problem in Washington, Strange replied: “I have not seen that in my short time here.”

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