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Why Trump’s cabinet is a basket of deplorables

Donald Trump is beginning to offer up cabinet positions to career politicians, and, so far, it’s looking like a real basket full of deplorables. Joel Silberman, author of Politics is Theater with Real Bullets, and Siraj Hashmi, assistant editor of Red Alert Politics, join Thomm to examine Trump’s picks.

Then, Craig Holman PhD joins Thomm to discuss the massive conflicts of interest connected with the president-elect’s business practices. Trump has offered to create a blind trust to separate himself from his money-making organizations, but with his own children at the helm of the trust, how independent can it really be?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com and freespeech.org

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