Trump badly lagging Obama, Bush, Clinton in political appointees – POLITICO

What that means is entire wings of the government are largely devoid of Trump appointees — with few of the president’s aides setting policies, reviewing regulations, overseeing the bureaucracy or being available for meetings with advocates, lobbyists or others. On some key policy pushes like health care and taxes, policymaking is being run largely from the West Wing, partially because are few people at the agencies.

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