The federal government employs well over 2 million people. One man cannot lead an organization that large by himself. Not only do you need a full… Read More
During his Cabinet meeting Monday, President Donald Trump opened by saying, “We have four empty seats, which is a terrible thing.” Trump said it’s “because the… Read More
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President Trump has faced consistent and contentious opposition to his slate of Cabinet picks. Yet while these battles break historical records, Trump’s Cabinet nominees are still winning in the end. Do these fights matter? Yes. While Democratic Party delay may not bring down a nominee, by delaying they may affect the future of the Senate […]
It took nearly a month, but President Donald Trump is finally operating with at least half of his Cabinet in place. Not since George Washington… Read More
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The nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, cleared a final procedural hump early this morning as the Senate voted along party lines to end debate on the subject. From Washington reporter Jamie Dupree: While two Republicans, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, are ready to vote against DeVos, they stuck with the GOP this morning on this procedural vote, | Read More »
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President Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch, a 49-year old 10th Circuit federal judge known as an originalist in the style of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to fill Scalia’s seat. Despite the unusual circumstances of the nomination — including Democrats’ fury that the Republican-led Senate refused for 10 months to consider President Barack Obama’s […]
The Senate voted today on whether or not to confirm Elaine Chao, former Labor Secretary and wife of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be the Secretary of Transportation under Donald Trump. As of 12:46 p.m., she had secured enough voted (and then some!) to officially be confirmed. The Senate’s vote marks Chao as one of the least controversial picks for President Donald Trump’s administration. Bernie | Read More »
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President Donald Trump moved at a blistering pace to fulfill several campaign promises during his first week in the White House. At the other end… Read More
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