Megan Cassella, Politico – November 30, 2016
Linda McMahon, a professional wrestling executive and former Republican contender for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seats, is among the top contenders to lead Trump’s Small Business Administration, sources close to the matter tell POLITICO.
Claire Landsbaum, New York Magazine – November 30, 2016
During his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump did something unusual: He acknowledged LGBT Americans. Referring to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Trump said, “This time, the terrorist targeted the LGBTQ community … and we’re going to stop it.” He then promised to “protect LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology.”
Jeremy W. Peters and Maggie Haberman, New York Times – November 29, 2016
She is a woman and an immigrant, a fixture of the Republican establishment for two decades. She is a savvy and professional practitioner of the capital’s inside game. And now she is going to work for President-elect Donald J. Trump.
Rachana Pradhan, Politico – November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday morning picked the founder and CEO of a health policy consulting firm, Seema Verma, to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Mark Landler, New York Times – November 25, 2016
President-elect Donald J. Trump filled two lower-profile but influential White House staff jobs on Friday, while his high-profile candidate for secretary of housing and urban development, Ben Carson, continued to deliberate about whether to join the administration.
BBC – November 23, 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed the first two women to his incoming administration.
Louis Nelson, Politico – November 23, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday broke his streak of white, male appointments with the addition of two women to his nascent Cabinet.
Mattie Kahn, Elle – November 23, 2016
Nikki Haley made no secret of her ambivalence about Donald Trump during the election, backing first Marco Rubio and then Ted Cruz over him and criticizing his rhetoric at several key moments during the race.
Danielle Paquette, Washington Post – November 18, 2016
Of the 66 names we’ve heard have been floated or confirmed for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet, 85 percent so far belong to men. They’re vastly white. Many sprang from the private sector. Many represent hard-right Washington.
Henry C. Jackson and Patrick Reis, Politico – November 11, 2016
There are seven people leading the executive committee for President Elect Donald Trump’s transition team. Zero of them are women. The dearth of women is not a rarity among Trump’s transition hires to date. Of the 79 people listed thus far on four separate Trump transition staff teams or advisory groups, women account for 19 — or about 21 percent.