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Author: Trump’s staff full of 'benchwarmers and third-stringers'


NBC’s Morgan Radford talks to Tom Nichols, author of “The Death of Expertise” and Jordan Fabian, White House correspondent for The Hill. Nichols says the president is unable to attract top talent to top jobs because of how the president has vilified “elites” and mocked expertise. Nichols says the immediate danger is that the president is not getting good advice, because the people he’s putting into positions are increasingly weaker and outside their fields of expertise.