Area 45: The Art Of Presidential Transitions

via Area 45
Thursday, February 16, 2017

As the Trump presidency reaches its four-week mark, questions persist as to a personnel void within the new administration: hundreds of subcabinet presidential appointments still unfilled that are necessary to manage the labyrinth of federal departments and agencies properly. Annelise Anderson, a Hoover senior fellow and veteran of two presidential transitions, discusses why policy confusion may be at the heart of the Trump administration’s awkward start.