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Trump's 2016 transition defined his presidency. Biden's might, too

1 month ago   |   By Politico

One of the first things Donald Trump's team did after winning the 2016 election was fire its transition staff and toss the binders of prepared materials into the trash.
In the coming weeks, the new transition team would name Cabinet picks without vetting them, knife each other over senior White House roles and not-so-privately spar over Trump's agenda. It quickly became apparent that the only process for decision making was the incoming president dishing out impromptu directives on Twitter or from the Trump Tower lobby, the de facto transition offices.
In other words, it was exactly what...
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