Before becoming US President Donald Trump confronted crucial criticism while one nominee became weakened for his relationship with Russia, and another for his rumored ties with supremacist groups.
These are the disclosures from a store of screening documents published by the news site Axios on Sunday that probe the backgrounds of the people pondered for, and whom in some cases accepted, appointments to the Trump’s administration after his 2017 establishment.
The documents present that the Trump administration has knowledge about misleading accusations for the unsuitable relationships which resolved some of his initial cabinet members, many of whom have given resignation or thrown out.
Energy executive Rex Tillerson’s relationship with Russia was told to “ go deep”, he was regardlessly made State Secretary in the position he organized until the US President terminated him last year.
And the administration was well aware of the “allegations of coziness with big energy companies ” surrounding former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, but the US President still named him Chief of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Last July , Pruitt resigned following a sequence of ethical scandals.
Axios did not release the report in full but stated them as “ political vetting forms” that were standard for top White officials.
The trove also adds the dossiers of a host of people who did not get the job they were pondered for but however stayed close to the US President.
A record on the “ foreign entanglements” of former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, compiled as part of his vetting for State Secretary, ran 25 pages. He did not get the job but is now personal lawyer of the US President.