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    Trump’s Equal-Animosity Appointments

    Watch the red line. After choosing many solidly conservative agency heads, including a climate-change denier for EPA and the three generals for national security posts, Donald Trump annoyed his base Thursday with fast-food executive Andrew Puzder as his labor secretary pick. He supports “amnesty and flooding the labor market with foreign workers,” lamented Breitbart News, Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s old website, which has accused the president-elect of neglecting his supporters. Fellow moguls are looming large: A Goldman Sachs exec’s to shape economic policy and Exxon’s CEO is reportedly leading the secretary of state pack.

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