Donald Trump is building the most right-wing administration in American history

Donald Trump may succeed in making Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush look like liberal squishes

The Trump Cabinet, so far.
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A lot of pundits got things wrong while covering this most disruptive of presidential elections. I know I did. But the most wrong of all may well turn out to be those members of the conservative movement who insisted through the entirety of the primary season and general election campaign that Donald Trump was a liberal in disguise who was likely to govern to the left of any true conservative.

On the basis of the president-elect's statements (especially his tweets) and early hires for his Cabinet and senior White House staff, this couldn't be further from the truth. Trump is putting together what will be easily the most right-wing administration in American history.

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