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Trump Cabinet

  1. politics
    As Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta Is Still Shielding the WealthyHis disqualifying habit of protecting the rich at the expense of the poor and vulnerable goes far beyond Jeffrey Epstein.
  2. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Finally Gets Her Own Ethics ScandalHer many interviews with her shipping magnate father feature the Transportation Department emblem and highlight her government connections.
  3. Trump’s CDC Pick Peddled ‘Anti-Aging’ Medicine to Her Gynecologic PatientsBrenda Fitzgerald is still among the most defensible appointments Trump has made.
  4. Populist President: I’d Rather Get Advice From Wall Street Than ‘a Poor Person’At a rally in Iowa, Trump explains why his cabinet is filled with multimillionaires.
  5. Senate Confirms Leading Opponent of Environmental Regulation As Head of the EPAScott Pruitt will spearhead the Trump administration’s efforts to increase water pollution and accelerate man-made climate change.
  6. WATCH: Betsy DeVos Was Just Confirmed in an Unprecedented Tiebreaker VoteVice-President Mike Pence delivered the first tie-breaking vote for a cabinet appointee in history.
  7. parlor game
    Ranking the Trump-Administration Appointees, From Bad to MonstrousA race to the bottom.
  8. the national interest
    The True Purpose of TrumpismA culture war sold through the rhetoric of jobs and security.
  9. Senate Confirms Rex Tillerson As Secretary of StateIt’s official: America’s top diplomat is now Vladimir Putin’s favorite Exxon CEO!
  10. Republicans Buck Boycott, Vote for Price and Mnuchin Without Democrats PresentAfter a Democratic boycott, Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee changed the rules so they could advance the cabinet nominees by themselves.
  11. government gazillionaires
    The Billionaires (and Mega-Millionaires) Trump Wants in His CabinetPopulism has seldom been so rich. A nominee dossier.
  12. wall street
    For Wall Streeters Who Bet Long on Trump, It’s Bonus TimeAfter getting behind their very unlikely candidate, a few financiers are salivating over the dividends.
  13. Trump’s Pick for Health Secretary Traded Medical Stocks While in CongressTom Price traded more than $300,000 in shares of health-care companies while sponsoring legislation that would likely affect the value of the shares.
  14. Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation SecretaryChao would have a key role in shaping Trump’s infrastructure plan — a policy that her husband Mitch McConnell has displayed little enthusiasm for.