This has gone on long enough. The election happened over nine months ago and it is high time for all Obama appointees to go. The Trump administration is not purely to blame as Democrats have been holding up the appointment process for months. Even so, Trump’s people need to take the necessary steps to make this happen.
These people do not have the Trump administration’s interests in mind.
The Daily Caller reported:
EXCLUSIVE: Obama Holdovers Still In Dozens Of Key National Security Council Jobs
Several Obama holdovers who led initiatives at odds with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy remain on the staff of National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.
About 40 of the National Security Council’s (NSC) 250 officials — nearly one in six — are Obama administration holdovers, according to TheDCNF’s analysis. The holdovers include NSC directors for Korea, China, Iran, Pakistan, Egypt, Eastern Europe, Israel-Palestine, South America, North Africa and sub-Sahara Africa. Holdovers also advise on weapons of mass destruction, counterterrorism, non-proliferation, arms control, defense policy, immigration, and homeland preparedness.
It’s been common practice in previous administrations to retain holdovers from an outgoing administration, and nearly all are on loan from other federal agencies. But current and former administration officials tell TheDCNF they are concerned that so many Obama era holdovers are still working at NSC eight months into the Trump administration.
Is it any wonder why there are still leaks happening? Get these people replaced!