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The Inside Story Of The Trump Transition | Michael Lewis | The Guardian | 27 September 2018
“Bannon and Christie explained federal law to Trump. The nominees were expected to prepare to take control of government. The government supplied them with office space, the campaigns paid their people. To which Trump replied: ‘I don’t give a f—k about the law. Shut down the transition’. Here, Christie and Bannon parted ways. Christie thought that Trump had little chance of running the government without a formal transition. Bannon wasn’t so sure if Trump would ever get his mind around running the federal government; he just thought it would look bad if Trump didn’t at least seem to prepare”
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october 2018 by petulantskeptic
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