Who’s leading Trump’s agency strike force? Lobbyists, that’s who.

An investigation by ProPublica reveals that President Trump has quietly installed more than 400 officials across the federal government "to serve as his eyes and ears at every major federal agency"—including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. And wouldn’t you know it: Trump’s so-called “beachhead teams” contain a striking number of former lobbyists, many of whom “lobbied in the same areas that are regulated by the agencies they have now joined." See the full list here.

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