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Thousands of plum jobs up for grabs under Trump

A plum-coloured book lists every patronage position in the executive and legislative branches that could be filled

All the political jobs in the book are at will, as opposed to nonpolitical civil servants, which means they will serve at the pleasure of the president.


THE biggest Help Wanted ad in eight years will materialise in Washington, DC, first thing on Monday: A plum-coloured paperback listing 9,000 political jobs that will be available for those who want to work in Donald Trump's administration.

The 226-page Plum Book - so...

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