Jordan LaPier
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The problem with Trump’s ‘help wanted’ administration

July 23, 2019

The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security protect against security threats, the Food and Drug Administration guards food-supply and drug safety. The Federal Aviation Administration has jurisdiction over the largest aerospace system in the world. Yet, every one of these agencies today is led by an “acting” chief, a temporary status that is sometimes necessary but been abused by President Trump in his ongoing contempt for public service.