Rumors are flying that Donald Trump’s top campaign advisors will fill his cabinet and other high-ranking positions. For example, Rudy Giuliani might be picked as Attorney General. Trump has said that climate change is a hoax created by China and there’s a chance that climate change skeptic Myron Ebell will head the Environmental Protection Agency. He has also pledged to undo President Obama’s executive orders. How much power will Trump also have to fulfill his campaign promises?
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Image: (L-R) Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) shows Melania Trump, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, and Vice-President Mike Pence the Mall from the Speaker's Balcony on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts