Trump ad­mits mis­takes with Cab­i­net

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - — Dave Boyer

Pres­i­dent Trump en­gaged in a bit of rare self-crit­i­cism about the qual­ity of his Cab­i­net Mon­day while prais­ing two of his top eco­nomic ad­vis­ers, La­bor Sec­re­tary Alex Acosta and Trea­sury Sec­re­tary Steven T. Mnuchin.

In­tro­duc­ing Mr. Mnuchin and Mr. Acosta at a round­table dis­cus­sion on the econ­omy in Hialeah, Florida, Mr. Trump quipped, “Not all of my choices were good, but they were great ones.”

Ob­servers were left to wonder whether Mr. Trump was tak­ing an­other shot at At­tor­ney Gen­eral Jeff Ses­sions, a reg­u­lar tar­get of the pres­i­dent’s ire over the spe­cial coun­sel’s in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Rus­sia and other mat­ters.

Mr. Trump has been par­tic­u­larly distressed about an FBI raid last week on the of­fices of his per­sonal at­tor­ney, Michael Co­hen.

Three other Cab­i­net sec­re­taries have been forced out dur­ing Mr. Trump’s first 15 months in of­fice — Sec­re­tary of State Rex Tiller­son, Sec­re­tary of Vet­er­ans Af­fairs David Shulkin and Health and Hu­man Ser­vices Sec­re­tary Tom Price.

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