Donald Trump is beginning to offer up cabinet positions to career politicians, and so far, it’s looking like a real basket full of deplorables. Joel Silberman, author of “Politics is Theater with Real Bullets,” and Siraj Hashmi, assistant editor of Red Alert Politics, join Thom to examine Trump’s picks.
Then, Craig Holman Ph.D. joins Thom to discuss the massive conflicts of interest that are present due to the president-elect’s business practices. Trump has offered to create a blind trust to separate himself from his money making organizations, but with his own children at the helm of the trust, how independent can it really be?
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