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New Energy Secretary Fits Trend: Cabinet Dominated by Lobbyists

Oct 18, 2019 - The New York Times
Board and Executive Moves

President Trump said he would “drain the swamp,” but with the elevation of a former auto lobbyist to be energy secretary, he is sticking to the trend of filling his cabinet with Washington insiders.

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WASHINGTON — President Trump likes to say that people in his political orbit come straight out of central casting, “tough hombres” from far beyond the Capital Beltway ready to roil ...