Our Government is shutting down as jobs are not being filled. There are over 1,000 unfilled positions. Perhaps this is the insidious Russian plan. How better to destroy an economy than not to have the people to run it? Jobs especially in security. If the Trump Plan is to not fill positions thereby lowering the budget, inefficiencies will grow and in the long run that will cost the people of America much, much more.
“They are the diplomats who implement foreign policy, commissioners who regulate trade and the economy, administrators responsible for airport security and space exploration, officials who will respond to the next natural disaster and the person charged with running the next US census.
However, an unprecedented number of some of the most crucial jobs in government have yet to be filled by a presidential appointee. As a result, former federal officials warn, a historic gap has developed in governmental processes and preparedness, even as a partisan war rages over whom to blame.
Government watchdogs say the Trump administration missed an early window to send a critical mass of executive nominations to the Senate, which is responsible for reviewing and confirming 1,242 such nominations.” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jul/21/donald-trump-administration-us-government-jobs-unfilled