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At the 200-day mark, Trump is still behind on nominations
President Trump has been in office for 200 days, and is far behind on nominees, including key positions that would give businesses clarity on patient policies.
How diverse is Trump's cabinet compared to previous administrations'?
The president would have more white males on his staff than Obama, George W. Bush and Clinton.
Can the government be run like a business?
Now that Donald Trump, businessman, is Donald Trump, President of the United States, he’s in a position to make things happen. And one of the things he talked about while he was campaigning was making government run like a business. In other words, walking away from negotiations, always getting the best deal, negotiating the lowest […]
WhiteHouse.gov already has a new list of issues
Mentions of climate change have been scrubbed.
Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education nominee, is in the hot seat
She's a billionaire and school voucher activist.
Key economic policy positions could remain unfilled after inauguration day
Positions that support Commerce and Labor still need filling.
Trump’s plan to end conflicts raises questions
Assets will be transferred to a trust, overseen by his sons
Trumps picks need strong vetting, Democrats say
Senators are asking for tax returns and financial disclosures.
Can spending hikes and deficit reductions coexist?
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget is House Representative Mick Mulvaney from South Carolina. He’s a deficit hawk who came into office with many other Tea Party candidates back in 2010. He has a long history of budget cutting, even embracing the term “shutdown caucus” because of his willingness […]