FOX News: Trump: No plans to fill 'unnecessary' appointed positions
President Trump agrees the government glass is half empty. He just doesn’t necessarily mind it.
Trump, in an exclusive interview Tuesday with “Fox & Friends,” suggested his lack of political appointees is less about a difficulty in finding eager candidates and more about a desire for a leaner government operation.
“When I see a story about ‘Donald Trump didn’t fill hundreds and hundreds of jobs,’ it’s because, in many cases, we don’t want to fill those jobs,” Trump said.
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WNU Editor: I hope these are just political positions .... and according to reports they are. But it is hilarious to look at the reporter's faces when President Trump responded that he sees no need to fill "unnecessary" appointed positions. Is this a smart move .... probably not. These are positions where you need to put your loyalists in .... and President Trump looks like someone who needs supporters in the executive. But .... he is also acting on his promises on not growing government when you do not have to .... and for that I have to give him credit.