The Rescue

Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - Chris Britt)

In other news, Senator Elizabeth Warren has withdrawn from the Democratic presidential primary. Warren reportedly spoke to Sanders and Biden ahead of the decision, but has chosen not to endorse either of them yet.

Meanwhile, 10-year Treasury yields dropped to a new all-time record low of less than 0.9 percent today. Some bond traders believe the Fed will cut rates yet again soon.

Finally, CBS News has obtained a copy of the political loyalty test the Trump regime is now using for appointees within the government.

The questionnaire, a copy of which was obtained by CBS News, includes questions like, "What part of candidate Trump's campaign message most appealed to you and why?" The questionnaire also asks potential appointees to describe their political evolution and to list media appearances in which they've commented about Mr. Trump.

"The purpose of this document is to expedite Presidential Personnel's vetting process," it says, before asking the applicant to list all social media accounts and references. [...]

Two Obama White House officials said the previous administration did not ask potential appointees about their political leanings or affinity for President Obama.

One Obama staffer who dealt with personnel appointments expressed misgivings about the Trump administration questionnaire. "Those questions are opposite of everything we stood for. We went out of our way to not ask those types of political questions," the former Obama official said.