Trump Taking Résumés From Neocons

trump-shrugBy Kurt Nimmo

Remember when Donald Trump criticized the neocons and the neocons went out and tried to run a #NeverTrump candidate, a former CIA guy in Utah?

It’s all water under the bridge now.

Trump is looking to stock his administration with establishment insiders and Bush-era neocons. He’s even thinking about putting a notorious bankster in charge of the Treasury.

From the New York Times:

Since the election was resolved early Wednesday, there have been at least informal contacts between the two factions, according to several people in both camps who refused to be identified. One person who is helping Mr. Trump’s transition team said the group was already receiving résumés from former Republican officials, including some of the signers of two open letters this year excoriating Mr. Trump’s foreign policy views. At the same time, the transition team has also made unofficial overtures to some of the people who signed the two letters — one in March and the second in August.

The letter was signed by a number of staunch neocons, including Max Boot, Michael Chertoff, and Eliot A. Cohen.

No word who sent résumés and who is being considered.

Trump dashed any hope we would finally move away from a neocon foreign policy when his campaign talked up Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, and the notorious neocon John Bolton. Former CIA boss and neocon James Woolsey has said nice things about Trump.

Plus, two of the top neocons in Congress are ready to work with Trump:

It’s beginning to look like business as usual.

Kurt Nimmo is the editor of Another Day in the Empire, where this article first appeared. He is the former lead editor and writer of Donate to ADE Here.

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