For Immediate Release
Jayson O’Neill (406) 200-8582
Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Have Already Burrowed into Career Federal Positions
Lame-Duck Burrowing and Hiring: Trump’s Tactic to Derail New Biden Administration
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, E&E News reported that dozens of Trump’s political appointees are “burrowing” into civil servant positions within the federal government. Burrowing is a term used to describe appointed political officials transferring to career positions. Trump’s controversial Bureau of Land Management appointee William Pendley also recently announced the hiring of an assistant director for the National Landscape Conservation System that begins only weeks before the new administration takes office.
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