Reports: Trump Team Asks For Names Of Staffers Working To Combat Extremism

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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Donald Trump’s transition team has asked for the names of staffers at the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security who work on programs to counter violent extremism, Reuters reported Friday.

CNN confirmed Saturday that the Trump team asked for names of State Department employees working on those programs.

“Please indicate names of people serving in those roles and status (political or career),” the Trump team said in an email to the State Department obtained by Reuters, asking to identify staffers working on programs to counter extremism.

The Trump team sent a similar communication to the Department of Homeland Security, Reuters reported, citing three unnamed U.S. officials.

Trump’s transition team has also asked the State Department for information on programs and jobs related to the promotion of gender equality, the New York Times reported last week.

The requests to the State Department follow reports that the Trump team previously sent a questionnaire to the Department of Energy asking to identify staffers working on programs related to climate change. The Energy Department rejected that request.

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  1. Avatar for dnl dnl says:

    Making a list
    Checking it twice
    Gonna find out who’s
    Sue-able or ‘nice’

    Satan Clause is comin’ to US.

  2. Avatar for mantan mantan says:

    Couldn’t extremism fighters just pin a yellow paper ‘E’ on their clothing?

  3. Why not just send Dumblefuck a list of every federal employee in the country, every time he requests info on anything? :smiley:

  4. DJT has a pretty compartmentalized idea of how work gets done. Most jobs are interelated because most big tasks are complex. It’s not a lot of individuals combating extremism on their own, on a daily basis.

  5. Avatar for mcbain mcbain says:

    Here’s your list:
    Al Caholic
    Seymour Butts
    Amanda Hugginkiss
    I.P. Freely

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