vetting

White House struggles to replace departing staff

White House officials are struggling to fill vacancies in the West Wing and beyond as a handful of senior aides map out their exits ahead of what could become a mass staff exodus around the midterm election.

WaPo: WH office that vets appointees inexperienced, understaffed

The White House office charged with vetting political appointees is understaffed, inexperienced, has been a source of jobs for friends and family and employs aides who got their positions because of work on the Trump campaign despite their questionable backgrounds, The Washington Post reported Friday.