Trump Score Card
TRUMP'S DIVERSE ADMINISTRATION: B-
You know how the old saying goes. "Actions speak louder than words". President Trump's actions are drowning out his critics who accuse him of all the "isms" you can imagine. Trump receives good marks for a growing diverse administration.
-Trump picked Kellyanne Conway to be his campaign manager during his 2016 journey. Kellyanne was the first woman in American history to run a successful presidential campaign. She was later named Counselor to the President on December 22, 2016 becoming the highest ranking woman in the White House.
-Trump selected Peter Thiel to join his presidential transition team on 11/12/16 as an openly gay man. This is coming off the heels of the RNC convention where Trump invited Peter Thiel to be the first openly gay man to speak at the RNC event in 16 years.
-Ben Carson, an African American, was selected by Trump as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
-Elaine Chao, an Asian female, was picked by President Trump as the head of the U.S. Transportation Department,
-Trump picked female K.T. McFarland for National Security post
-President Trump selected female Gina Haspel to be the deputy director of the CIA, making her second in command behind Mike Pompeo. Haspel is the second woman to ever hold the position and first female career CIA officer to be named deputy director.
-President Trump picked Seema Verma, a female Indian American, for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
-President Trump has taken heat, however, for not having a Latino member in his cabinet for the first time since 1989.
2/28/17: President Trump signed an executive order aimed at boosting his administration’s support for black colleges, as he seeks a closer relationship with the schools than President Obama had.