Trump-Pence administration/officials

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Unconfirmed

in alphabetical order:

  • Anthony Scaramucci, key advisor (hedge-fund manager)
  • Carl Icahn, special advisor ("hedge fund titan")[6]
  • David Bernhardt, overseeing the Department for the Interior for Trump's transition team (lobbyist at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Sheck, representing federal contractors, the Rosemont Copper Company, and Freeport LNG Expansion, a company that designs and builds natural gas pipelines)
  • Davis Malpass, responsible for shaping Treasury Department under Trump (chief economist at Bear Stearns for 6 years; now a Wall Street advisor; 9 months before 2008 crash, claimed that housing and debt markets are not important for the economy or for job creation)
  • Don McGahn, White House counsel (corruption personified)
  • Frank Gaffney, transition team (right-wing conspiracy theorist)
  • Jeff Eisenach, advising Trump's team on personnel decisions at the Federal Communications Commission (paid consultant for Verizon and former lobbyist who has called for deregulation of the telecommunications industry)
  • Jerry Falwell, Jr.[7]: head of a "new task force that will identify changes that should be made to the U.S. Department of Education's policies and procedures" (currently president of Liberty University)
  • KT McFarland, deputy national security adviser
  • Lewis Eisenberg. floated as potential pick for Secretary of Commerce (currently the chief of private equity at Granite Capital International Group, worked as a Goldman Sachs partner for over two decades until being forced to resign following a sexual harassment complaint)
  • Michael Korbey, heading Trump's transition team for the Social Security Administration. (former lobbyist who has spent much of his career advocating for cutting and privatizing the [Social Security] program)
  • Mike McKenna, running the transition for the Department of Energy (a "hired gun" and "well-connected energy lobbyist with ties to the industry-backed American Energy Alliance and Institute for Energy Research," whose clients include the Koch Companies and the Southern Company)
  • Michael Torrey, advising Trump's team on personnel at the Department of Agriculture (veteran food and agriculture lobbyist for companies which could directly benefit from Department of Agriculture policies designed with their interests in mind)
  • Myron Ebell (climate denier)
  • Paul Atkins, will help Trump appoint personnel to Independent Financial Agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Reserve (was SEC Commissioner during 2008 crash; strongly opposed Wall Street accountability)
  • Reince Priebus
  • Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator[8]
  • Steve Bannon
  • Tom Price, secretary of Health and Human Services
  • Steve Mnuchin, rumored to be in the running for Treasury Secretary (hedge fund CEO, former Goldman Sachs Vice President, profited off of mortgage foreclosures and bank failure)

(A major source for the above is Elizabeth Warren's letter, which needs to be mined more thoroughly for primary sources. I ran out of time to copy and reformat its personnel list.)

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