Let Trump Be Trump – ‘Meet Trump’s Cabinet-in-waiting’
Four letters….starts with an f……
Secretary of state
‘Former House Speaker Gingrich’
‘Sen Bob Corker, current chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’
‘Trump is also eyeing former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton’ – Build or find a Fall Out Shelter NOW!!!
‘Trump himself has indicated that he wants to give the Treasury secretary job to his finance chairman, Mnuchin, a 17-year-veteran of Goldman Sachs’.
Secretary of defense
‘Among the Republican defense officials who could join the Trump administration’:
‘Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.)’
‘People close to Trump say former New York City Mayor Giuliani, one of Trump’s leading public defenders, is the leading candidate for attorney general’.
‘Lucas, the 74-year-old co-founder of oil products company Lucas Oil, is seen as a top contender for Interior secretary’.
‘And Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr., is said to be interested in the job’.
‘Meanwhile, a person who spoke to the Trump campaign told POLITICO that the aides have also discussed tapping Sarah Palin for Interior secretary. Trump has said he’d like to put Palin in his cabinet, and Palin has made no secret of her interest’.
‘The most controversial name on the transition’s current short list is Sid Miller, the current secretary of agriculture in Texas, who caused a firestorm just days ago after his campaign’s Twitter account referred to Hillary Clinton as a “c—.” Miller said it was a staffer mistake and apologized’.
‘Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, a Trump economic adviser, could fit the bill’.
Health and Human Services secretary
‘Among the names receiving buzz’:
‘Florida Gov. Rick Scott’,
‘And Ben Carson, a former GOP presidential candidate. Carson has received the most attention lately for HHS, even from Trump himself’.
‘At a recent anti-Obamacare rally, Trump went out of his way to praise Carson by calling him a “brilliant” physician. “I hope that he will be very much involved in my administration in the coming years,” Trump said’. – And it gives Trump his ‘token Black’.
Continental Resources CEO Hamm has long been seen as a leading candidate for energy secretary.
‘Trump has made clear the Education Department would play a reduced role in his administration — if it exists at all. He has suggested he may try to do away with it altogether’.
Veterans Affairs secretary
‘The name most commonly mentioned for Veterans Affairs secretary is House Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller, who’s retiring from the House and was an early Trump backer’.
Homeland Security secretary
‘One person close to Trump’s campaign said David Clarke, the conservative sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, is a possible candidate for Homeland Security secretary. Clarke has cultivated a devoted following on the right, and he spoke at the Republican National Convention in Ohio, declaring, “Blue lives matter.”
Environmental Protection Agency administrator
‘While Trump has called for eliminating the EPA, he has more recently modified that position, saying in September that he’ll “refocus the EPA on its core mission of ensuring clean air, and clean, safe drinking water for all Americans.”
‘Myron Ebell, a climate skeptic who is running the EPA working group on Trump’s transition team, is seen as a top candidate to lead the agency’.