Trump Still Looking Hard For the Best People

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Hey, I was wondering about this:

Thanks for saving me from having to count this up. This means that two-thirds of Trump’s cabinet has been fired or resigned since he took office (14 out of 22). Remember back in the day, when the problem with government was simple: presidents kept hiring idiots and Trump was going to fix that by hiring only the best people? I guess he’s still looking for those people.

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