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5 Trump stories you should read

Yes, there is wall-to-wall coverage of President-elect Donald Trump, so you’d think it would be easy to get all the news you want.

It is easy to get caught up in the latest Twitter controversy or phone call to a foreign leader. The latest appointments of agency heads also get plenty coverage on the front pages and cable news channels.

Stories connected to contracting are easy to miss. So, here are five from the past week or so that are worth a read.

What M&A can teach the Trump transition

In this story, Senior Staff Writer Mark Hoover talks to Deloitte about a new report that finds parrellels between successful mergers and acquisitions and a presidential transition.

Will Trump make federal IT great again?

This story from FCW looks at potential policies and priorities that might have an impact on IT.

These rules may prohibit Trump from threatening federal contractors to keep jobs in U.S.

This story from CNBC.com looks at threats Trump has made against companies that are moving jobs overseas and whether he really has the authority to withhold federal contracts.

Donald Trump and federal procurement: Who woulda thunk it?

From our friend Steve Kelman come some observations that ask the question of how deeply into procurement Donald Trump may venture.

Union’s hopes, fears for incoming Trump administration

This story is about unions, but it offers a reasonable voice for those who see only doom and gloom from a Trump administration.

Let me know of others you think we should share.

Posted by Nick Wakeman on Dec 09, 2016 at 2:07 PM


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