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Trump: No plans to fill ‘unnecessary’ appointed positions

President Trump agrees the government glass is half empty. He just doesn’t necessarily mind it. Trump, in an exclusive interview Tuesday with “Fox & Friends,” suggested his lack of political appointees is less about a difficulty in finding eager candidates and more about a desire for a leaner government operation. “When I see a story

The Best Presidential Transition In American History #Trump45

Jeff Crouere, In his inaugural address, our nation’s 45th President delivered a powerful populist message that reiterated many of the favorite themes from his successful campaign. Obviously, our new President was sincere during his campaign and did not just recite popular themes to elicit votes. He does intend to give power back to the American

Donald J. Trump Transition Builds Out White House Policy Team

 The Trump-Pence Presidential Transition Team today announced the build out of the White House policy team. The Domestic Policy Director and Council will report to the Senior Advisor to the President for Policy, Stephen Miller. All members of the policy team will be required to accept a five-year ban on lobbying after the conclusion of

Presidential Transition: Donald Trump Announces Additional Agency Landing Team Members

Department of Agriculture  Brian Klippenstein Employer (current or most recent): Protect the Harvest Funding source: Volunteer  Department of Defense  David McCracken Employer (current or most recent): Oak Ridge Strategies Group, Inc. Funding source: Volunteer  Whitney Meyers Employer (current or most recent): Defense Intelligence Agency (Formerly) Funding source: Volunteer  Department of Education  Kathleen Madigan Rebarber Employer

Heavy lifting ahead as Trump builds national security team from ground up

Donald Trump’s Cabinet-level choices have the nation’s attention, but the president-elect must fill roughly 1,100 other administration posts that also require Senate confirmation – and none are more important than those involving national security. The high-profile picks offer hints about how Trump might govern, but his transition team’s toughest task could be hastily vetting the

Trump’s Campaign Upends the Science of Presidential Transition

Donald Trump’s unorthodox campaign is a challenge for people managing the transition to the next president, a process that has been reduced to a near-science in Washington and that in turn will test a candidate known for his throw-out-the-playbook style. A law signed in March requires the White House to start preparing for a new