Gingrich's View: Trump Will Smash the Washington Bureaucracy

, The National Law Journal


Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, now a Dentons senior adviser, won't be serving in President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet, but he's following the nominations closely. He sees a pair of retired four-star generals filling out top posts at the U.S. Defense and Homeland Security departments, an Alabama senator becoming U.S. attorney general and a neurosurgeon heading up the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. What Gingrich doesn't see is a lot of lawyers—and he doesn't see the incoming administration getting along with career employees.

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  • Sandra Hemmes

    If all millionaires and billionaires are being hired, there is a fat chance for low income people to become important enough to help. Millionaires and Billionaires assure their riches and personal interests before anyone or anything else. So, American, again gets the shaft.

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