The New York Times, said that President Donald Trump, coming from outside the institution in Washington , but demanding loyalty, suffered to fill the vacant top positions in his administration, reflecting Unlike deep between him and the institution.
The paper points out that during the period of transition of power to Trump, consult his team with Elliott Abrams , to help build a new administration, and sent Abrams, a Republican official veteran foreign policy, lists of candidates for potential positions related to national security, but the response from the team Trump was rejected, and the reason constant each time for refusal, said this degrading things to Trump during the campaign, and that signed a letter opposed.
Finally, the White House asked Abrams himself to meet with the president to become the deputy foreign minister, before he repeated the same thing with him is his refusal to previous criticism of Trump.
According to the New York Times that Abrams experience of a case study in the challenges that still Trump faced in filling senior positions after a month of taking office has become, there is no US president remains focused on what was discussed in the election campaign, which applies the loyalty of some prospective officials test, for their part replied many Republicans on what happened with Abrams had been hoping for , making them highly cautious about joining the administration can not move beyond the past.
The New York Times says that at a time when Trump meets with candidates for the post of national security adviser in Florida, it is chaired by the Government of senior positions which are vacant, where he awaits six of the 15 cabinet ministers to ratify the nomination in the Senate, due to opposition from the Democrats to the majority of choices President, and even some ministers who have held positions may already feel that they are alone in their ministries.