Politico profiles Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks so far, saying they have elated the conservative movement and shocked progressives. “The conservative grass-roots movement has developed the bench,” the president of FreedomWorks tells the establishment outlet.
Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee is a huge critic of public schools and has pushed to steer taxpayer dollars to charter schools and voucher programs. His Health and Human Services pick wants to dismantle Obamacare and privatize Medicare.
His attorney general nominee would crack down on “sanctuary cities” and increase deportations of undocumented immigrants. And his choice to run the CIA believes shutting down “black site” prisons was a mistake, while his national security adviser contends Islam is a threat to Western civilization.
Add them all up, and the president-elect is well on his way to building a conservative dream team that has Republicans cheering and liberals in despair.
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