Wednesday, April 19, 2017


gone: Todd Ricketts, Trump’s nomination for Deputy Commerce Secretary, withdraws.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


According to Salon, "Fox News has suspended its legal affairs commentator Andrew Napolitano after his uncorroborated allegation that former President Barack Obama used the U.K.’s spying operation to monitor President Donald Trump provoked an international incident."

Thursday, March 16, 2017


Sid Bowdidge: fired.

As the Daily News reports, "A massage therapist with no apparent experience of energy policy was terminated from the Department of Energy after it was revealed that he had a habit of making racially charged social media posts about Muslims and former President Barack Obama."

Monday, February 27, 2017


“After an extensive review process,” said Philip Bilden, Trump’s nominee for Navy secretary, “I have determined that I will not be able to satisfy the Office of Government Ethics requirements without undue disruption and materially adverse divestment of my family’s private financial interests.”

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Today, Andrew Puzder, Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, withdrew from consideration amid growing resistance from all Senate Democrats and a growing number of Republicans. His confirmation hearing was set to begin tomorrow.

Monday, February 13, 2017


Michael Flynn, Trump’s national security adviser, resigned amid questions of competence and legality of his communication with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak prior to the Trump Administration taking office. As CNN notes, “The sudden exit marks the most public display yet of disarray at the highest levels of the new administration, which has faced repeated questions over a slew of controversies and reports of infighting among senior aides during its first three weeks.”