Trump Loyalists Get Major Job Promotions

The Pentagon on Friday appointed several new members, including Trump campaign advisers Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, to the Defense Business Board

Driving the news: The announcement came just hours after Politico first reported the Department of Defense unexpectedly fired several members of the advisory board — the latest shakeup at the Pentagon since the election.

  • The DoD said in a statement that Acting Secretary Christopher Miller thanked nine “outgoing going” members for “volunteering their time and talents” to the board.
  • Yes, but: According to Politico, members of the board received an email earlier on Friday from Joshua Whitehouse, the White House liaison to the Department of Defense, that simply read, “if you are receiving this e-mail, your membership on the Defense Business Board has expired or is coming to an end.”

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