You can count on two hands the number of top aides to former President Donald Trump who have landed new jobs.
Former spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany is at Fox. Trump communicators Julia Hahn and Judd Deere joined newly elected Tennessee Sen. Bill Hagerty. The Heritage Foundation expanded its immigration team by giving fellowships to former acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, his deputy Ken Cuccinelli, and former border boss Mark Morgan.
But for most others, resumes are gathering dust, book manuscripts are being rejected, and corporations are being threatened with boycotts if they hire members of Trump’s team.
“They are being blocked everywhere,” said Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union. . .
“They took a wrecking ball to the ‘swamp.’ Why would the ‘swamp’ want them back?” a top K Street lobbyist asked.