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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Luring Red-State Democrats into the Cabinet

The Trump transition team is eyeing Joe Manchin for Secretary of Energy. This is likely an extension of the strategy behind picking Heidi Heitkamp for a Cabinet position.


EDIT: This seems less likely than appointing Heitkamp, as Earl Ray Tomblin, WV's governor, is a Democrat (as is Jim Justice, WV's governor-elect). Not the same strategic appeal as appointing Heitkamp, but the Trump transition team could still do it if they really wanted to emphasize coal.

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