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Transition to Trump: Donald Trump’s bold personnel moves put conservatives in charge

Donald Trump’s naming of Sen. Jeff Sessions and others to his administration proves there’s a new game in town. Plus, With AG spot out of the question, Ted Cruz shifts to Supreme Court, and, Trump transition gathers steam, still generates social media controversy.

Ted Cruz tells friends he’s interested in AG job

Jonathan Swan, The Hill

Ted Cruz has been deflecting questions in media interviews, but in private, the Texan has told several confidants that he wants the job. Nominating Cruz to be the nation’s top lawyer could buy Trump more support from social conservatives while removing a potential rival from the Senate.

Transition to Trump: There is no way an “autopsy” will cure what ails the Democrats

The desperate plight of the Democrats is causing some of them to look within, but until they understand that they themselves are the problem, nothing will change.

Cruz buries the hatchet, promises to back Trump priorities

Kyle Feldscher, Washington Examiner

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Cruz said he feared what could happen to Republicans facing re-election if they don't deliver on their promises. He said that could mean the GOP Senate using the "nuclear option" to end debate on Trump administration priorities with a simple majority instead of the standard 60 vote threshold.

Cruz: 'Complete silliness’ to suggest Trump’s team is struggling

Mark Hensch, The Hill

“Any transition is like drinking from a fire hose,” the former GOP presidential candidate said on "Fox & Friends." "You have to do an incredible amount of work in a short amount of time. Nobody should be surprised there’s media elites trying to throw rocks at the president-elect and his transition team.”

Should Donald Trump Appoint Ted Cruz Attorney General?

The idea that President-elect Trump would invite Ted Cruz into his administration to help solidify the conservative – populist coalition that elected him, while bringing one of America’s brightest conservative thinkers and best legal minds into his Cabinet makes perfect sense. Please take our CHQ poll and tell us what you think: Should Donald Trump Appoint Ted Cruz Attorney General?

Transition to Trump: Attorney General Ted Cruz has a nice ring to it, don’t you think?

Donald Trump’s transition team is making more moves towards replacing establishment figures with true conservatives, a very positive development, indeed. Plus, “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking", and, Mike Pence speaks, lobbyists head out the door.

Should Donald Trump Appoint Ted Cruz Attorney General?

The idea that President-elect Trump would invite Ted Cruz into his administration to help solidify the conservative – populist coalition that elected him, while bringing one of America’s brightest conservative thinkers and best legal minds into his Cabinet makes perfect sense, but will Ted Cruz take the appointment if it is offered?

 

Please tell us what you think: Should Donald Trump appoint Ted Cruz as his Attorney General?

Yes, Donald Trump would benefit by having Ted Cruz as his Attorney General.
78% (67 votes)
No, Ted Cruz should stay in the Senate.
22% (19 votes)
Undecided
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 86

Ted Cruz to hit campaign trail for Trump

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

Ted Cruz will appear with Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence at two events Thursday, his first appearance on the campaign trail for Donald Trump. Pence's spokesman, Marc Lotter, confirmed reports of the joint appearance on Twitter Thursday afternoon, retweeting a news story and referring to the schedule as "exciting." Cruz also retweeted the news.