White House Hiring Crawling At A Snail’s Pace

Jun 19, 2017

74 percent of key executive branch positions still have no nominee. There have been 94 formal nominations, but the Senate has only confirmed 42. With the investigation into Russian influence in the election, the Trump White House has become an unpopular place to work. The ongoing investigation, the appointment of a special counsel, the constant leaking is causing potential nominees to drop out of consideration. Additionally, poor messaging from the White House is a concern. Statements from communications staff are contradicted by the president. It makes the executive branch look erratic.