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Latest Listing of Trump’s Cabinet-Level Appointees

“While a number of high-level choices have yet to be made, including Secretary of State, Trump’s is more than half-way toward completing his selection process, having filled 11 of the 20 positions that require Senate approval.”

Trump’s Current SecDef Pick Would Require Congressional Waiver to Serve the Civilian Position

Video: More Trump Cabinet Picks To Be Announced Next Week

Senate Bill Would Increase Presidential Power Over Appointments; Update: Not So Much

The Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 (S679) would effectively reduce the “advise and consent” power of the Senate over Executive appointments (via VillageOfTheBanned and Heritage). That paragraph in Article 2, Section 2 reads as follows: He [the President] shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to […]

Tax Cheat, Round 2 Featuring Former Senator Tom Daschle; Update: He’s Gone

Update: He’s bowing out. Let’s start with the basics from the AP: Tom Daschle collected nearly a quarter of a million dollars in fees in the last two years speaking to leaders of the industry President Barack Obama wants him to reform as the administration’s health secretary. That was just a portion of the more than […]

Republicans Who Voted for Treasury Secretary Geithner

The following information comes from the US Senate Roll Call on the nomination of Timothy Geithner to be Treasury Secretary (via Senate Republicans who believe that Mr. Geithner should still be Secretary depsite the fact that he is a tax cheat of the worst sort (even blaming TurboTax for the “mistake” of not paying […]

Andy Martin: “Why Doesn’t Geithner Have a ‘Zoe Baird Problem?'”

Today, Andy Martin posted the following presser concerning his opposition to Treasury Secretary-Designate Tim Geithner: ATTENTION: DAYBOOK/ASSIGNMENT EDITORS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: … (NEW YORK)(January 14, 2009) Obama adversary and sexual discrimination opponent pioneer Andy Martin will hold a New York City news conference today to demand that Barack Obama drop Tim Geithner’s nomination for Treasury […]

Press Coverage: Washington Times SCOTUS Commentary, Obama’s Administrative Appointments

The Washington Times posted an article yesterday on the pending Supreme Court decision for Donofrio v. Wells. It’s a short read and while it’s biased very positively, remember that the Supremes could decide either way on this and other cases. is reporting this morning on two of Obama’s administrative appointments: Mark Rudd and Jeff Jones. The […]

Obama Administration “Shortlist” Flowchart has obtained a PDF of President-elect Obama’s Cabinet positions and, theoretically, the people being considered. Enjoy. -Phil