The Commissars

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    The political appointee charged with keeping watch over Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his aides has offered unsolicited advice so often that after just four weeks on the job, Pruitt has shut him out of many staff meetings, according to two senior administration officials.

    At the Pentagon, they’re privately calling the former Marine officer and fighter pilot who’s supposed to keep his eye on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis “the commissar,” according to a high-ranking defense official with knowledge of the situation.
    It’s a reference to Soviet-era Communist Party officials who were assigned to military units to ensure their commanders
    remained loyal.

    Most members of President Trump’s Cabinet do not yet have leadership teams in place or even nominees for top deputies. But they do have an influential coterie of senior aides installed by the White House who are charged — above all — with monitoring the secretaries’ loyalty, according to eight officials in and outside the administration.

    White House installs political aides at Cabinet agencies to be Trump’s eyes and ears

    Looks as if the orange clown has been getting lessons from Putin.
     
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    LOL No wingnuts want to comment on the installation of political commissars in the orange clown's cabinet? No wonder there is so much backstabbing going on in this admin.
     
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