Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, July 13, 2019

Democratic senators and civil rights groups have expressed concern about [incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick] Pizzella's prior work with disgraced Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff in the late 1990s and early 2000s to hamper worker protections in the Northern Mariana Islands.

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"advocating to advance an economy of "indentured workers."

Well, at least he's honest about his economic agenda.

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-07-12 07:19 PM | Reply

Trump pulls these people from some enormous dung pile.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2019-07-13 07:40 AM | Reply

Trump attracts more bad actors than the casting call for a summerstock revival of "Waiting for Godot", where most who show up want the part of Godot...

#3 | Posted by catdog at 2019-07-13 08:43 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Acosta was the prosecutor for Abramoff.

#4 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-07-13 09:23 AM | Reply

Acting dept heads/deputy/asst secretaries don't have to undergo confirmation.

That way, Trump can hire people who couldn't get through a nomination procedure.

"I'll hire only the best people. The best people. Believe me."

#5 | Posted by americanunity at 2019-07-13 09:41 AM | Reply

Why is it the same criminals keep popping up as associates of every republican in government

#6 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2019-07-13 10:18 AM | Reply

Why is it the same criminals keep popping up as associates of every republican in government?

#6 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2019-07-13 1

I suspect because they all have things on one another.

#7 | Posted by Zed at 2019-07-13 10:47 AM | Reply

Maximum outcomes in a blackmail-rich subculture would be achieved on an ongoing basis if everyone corrupt continued to aid and abet everyone corrupt. Nash Equilibrium.

#8 | Posted by Zed at 2019-07-13 10:53 AM | Reply

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