Politics

Need a Job? Trump Has About 2,000 Positions Available at the White House

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According to data reviewed by CNN, President Trump has nearly 2,000 appointed positions in his administration that remain vacant. Only 14 Trump appointees have been confirmed so far, which is the lowest since George H.W Bush in 1989. In a recent speech, Trump said he didn’t like seeing “all those empty seats” at his Cabinet meetings. To read more about this story click here.

 

Source: http://ktla.com/2017/02/25/nearly-2000-positions-remain-vacant-in-president-trumps-cabinet-data-shows/

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