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Trump is taking his good old time filling top administration posts
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Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of policy and rhetoric. See updates from June here. Day 178 July 17 Trump is taking his good old time filling key administration roles For months, Donald Trump has been staffing his administration at a glacial pace. But new research from the New York Times confirms the president still hasn’t nominated anyone for 120 top positions 25 weeks into his term. That means Trump has filled just 36 percent of the 188 key roles below the secretary-level ones that the Times is tracking. For comparison, Barack Obama had filled 78 percent in the same time frame.
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