• Trump burrowed at least 26 political appointees into career jobs, making them harder for the Biden administration to fire

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Trump burrowed at least 26 political appointees into career jobs during his last year in office.
    Their appointments to civil servant positions make it harder for Biden's administration to fire them.
    At least nine more Trump appointments are awaiting review.
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    President Donald Trump appointed 26 political appointees into career civilian positions, with at least nine more appointments awaiting review, The Washington Post reported. Their appointments into a number of agencies, many of whom did not announce the placements, make it harder...
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  • Biden will reportedly lift transgender military ban enacted under Trump administration

    Biden will reportedly lift transgender military ban enacted under Trump administration

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement President Joe Biden is set to sign an executive order to lift the ban on transgender people serving in the military that was enacted during the Trump administration, according to several reports on Sunday.
    Former President Donald Trump announced in 2017 that he was reversing an Obama era policy that allowed open military service to transgender people. The plan was implemented later in 2019 after a Supreme Court vote.
    The news comes after Biden signed an executive order on his first day in office extending federal non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ people...
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