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Trump’s White House Cited a Nonexistent Reason for Freezing Federal Hiring

January 24, 2017 One of Donald Trump’s first actions as US president was to sign an executive order (pdf) to freeze non-military federal hiring. The move, White House press secretary Sean Spicer explained at a Jan. 23 press briefing, “counters the dramatic expansion of the federal workforce in recent years.” In reality, no...

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Trump’s 17 Cabinet-level Picks Have More Money Than a Third of American Households Combined

December 15, 2016 The 17 people who US president-elect Donald Trump has selected for his cabinet or for posts with cabinet rank have well over $9.5 billion in combined wealth, with several positions still unfilled. This collection of wealth is greater than that of the 43 million least wealthy American households combined—over one...