Draining the Swamp – What is the Swamp, and How do We Drain It? - With Author Larry Schweikart

Schedule

Wed Jul 06 2022 at 11:30 am to 01:30 pm

Location

Texas Public Policy Foundation | Austin, TX

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TO RSVP: Click on the "Tickets" link above and enter the password TPPF-SWAMP when prompted*
When President Trump promised to “drain the swamp,” he rallied a nation tired of lobbyists, politicians, and bureaucrats that seemed more interested in creating regulations, catering to special interest groups, and pursuing their own self-interest rather than faithfully representing the American people. However, there is much unexplained about the “swamp,” – how did it come to be? How can it be fully drained? What worked, and what didn’t? Join with TPPF’s Chuck DeVore as he hosts a candid discussion and book signing with Larry Schweikart, author of “Dragonslayers: Six Presidents and Their War with the Swamp.” Schweikart is an expert in the history of attempts to combat DC’s entrenched politicians, lobbyists, and bureaucrats and provides a unique perspective and view on the history of the Swamp.
Complimentary lunch will be provided for in-person attendees, and a book sale and signing will be hosted by the author following the program. You are also welcome to tune in to the event online via livestream.
Speakers
-The Honorable Chuck DeVore (Moderator) – Vice President of National Initiatives, Texas Public Policy Foundation
-Larry Schweikart (Guest) – Author, “Dragonslayers: Six Presidents and Their War with the Swamp”
Agenda
-11:30AM-12PM - Guest Check-In and Lunch (in-person only)
-12-1PM - Event Program/Livestream + Audience Q&A (in-person and online)
-1-1:30PM - Book Sale + Signing with Larry Schweikart (in-person only)
The livestream can be viewed Wednesday, 7/6 at 12PM CT via the following links. Watch via YouTube to submit your questions during the live Q&A.
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TexasPPF/live
- TPPF Website: https://www.texaspolicy.com/multimedia/livestreams/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TexasPolicy/live/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPPF
Parking
-Metered parking – pay per minute/hour Congress Avenue – 9th Street and surrounding streets
-Peak Parking LLC – $6.00 for first 30 minutes then $3.00 for each additional 30 minutes176 E 9th St, Austin, TX 78701
-Capitol Tower – $9.00 per hour – 206 E 9th Street, Austin, TX 78701
TO RSVP: Click on the "Tickets" link above and enter the password TPPF-SWAMP when prompted*
*There are two RSVP Options: 1) In-Person (TPPF Theater), and 2) Virtual (Livestream). When you RSVP, you will receive more event information and a reminder before the event.
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Texas Public Policy Foundation, ,Austin,TX,United States, Austin, United States

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