“President Donald Trump has so far failed to nominate deputies and other top officials to run the day-to-day operations at most federal agencies, creating a vacuum across the government that has businesses, lobbyists and lawmakers in limbo as they wait to see how Trump’s agenda will be carried out.”
Trump’s serious disinterest in the mechanics of governing is starting to have far-reaching consequences. He seems to think that he is the government and others are not needed. Andrew Restuccia and Josh Dawsey examine the new administration’s inattention to filling important sub-cabinet positions and what that means now and will mean down the road. Read their article here.