These Republicans vowed to be ‘Never Trump’ and actively worked against him during the election. Now they’re whining that Trump is doing THIS.
These security advisors are waiting for the phone to ring for a job offer by the Trump Administration.
They’re afraid they’ve been ‘blacklisted’ by the Trump Administration for signing ‘Never Trump’ letters during the campaign that attacked both policy and Trump as a person. One letter called his candidacy a ‘danger to the nation’.
They are some of the biggest names in the Republican national security firmament, veterans of past GOP administrations who say, if called upon by President-elect Donald Trump, they stand ready to serve their country again.
But their phones aren’t ringing. Their entreaties to Trump Tower in New York have mostly gone unanswered. In Trump world, these establishment all-stars say they are “PNG” — personae non gratae…
…But the purportedly blacklisted figures report to their jobs at Washington law firms and think tanks in a state of indefinite limbo as their colleagues, some working in the same offices, are flirting with potential administration jobs…
…“It’s hostile,” said this person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of further retribution. “It’s not just that we’re frozen out. . . . I was told they said there was an enemies list.”…
…During a national security forum last week at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, K.T. McFarland, who was named Trump’s deputy national security adviser, opened her remarks by referring to the “elephant in the room.”
“Most of the people in this room didn’t support Donald Trump — maybe not at first or maybe ever,” she said. “And I suspect most of the people in this room didn’t think he’d win. But he has.”
Read more: Washington Post
And now they’re wondering why they can’t get jobs with the Trump Administration?
Would YOU hire someone who thought you shouldn’t be their boss?
How could you trust them?
What about people who said your policies were destructive for the country or took cheap shots at your personality?
Neither would we.