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Trump's Cabinet could be the wealthiest in modern history

Many appointees come from old money. The issue now is whether they will craft policies favouring the rich
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 05:50
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The president-elect is putting together what will be the wealthiest administration in modern American history.

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WHEN George W Bush assembled his first Cabinet in 2001, news reports dubbed its members a team of millionaires, and government watchdogs asked whether they were out of touch with most Americans' problems. Combined, that group had an inflation-adjusted net worth of about US$250