We’re a little over a week into President Obama’s lame duck period with President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet and administration beginning to take shape. Here’s a few news stories you may have missed in that time.
- President-elect Donald Trump has been holed up inside Trump Tower for the last week as his team begins work on filling nearly 4,000 positions in what will become the Trump Administration.
- Some names being tossed around for cabinet positions include Mitt Romney for Secretary of State, Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, and Representative Mike Pompeo for CIA director.
- While it appears unlikely, Radley Balko writes on the terrifying prospect of a Justice Department headed by Rudy Giuliani.
- Trump surrogate cited the internment of Japanese Americans under Franklin D. Roosevelt as “precedent” for a Muslim registry.