Saturday, April 22, 2017

President Trump Has Only Nominated 15% Of His Executive Branch

President Donald Trump's Cabinet gathers in the Oval Office on March 13, 2017. Donald Trump/Twitter

Business Insider: WHO'S RUNNING THE GOVERNMENT? Trump has yet to fill 85% of key executive branch positions

Nearly 100 days into his term, President Donald Trump hasn't nominated anyone for 85% of key executive branch positions that require Senate confirmation.

Of the 554 positions requiring confirmation, as of Saturday, 473 have no nominee, 35 have been announced but not formally nominated, 24 have been nominated, and just 22 have been confirmed thus far, according to a database put together by the Washington Post and the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service.

By this point in his first term, former president Barack Obama had 120 people nominated and just 54 confirmed, according to data provided to Business Insider by the Partnership for Public Service.

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WNU Editor: If President Trump wants to implement his agenda, this needs to be fixed ASAP. All the positions that need to be filled can be viewed here.