Obama has had his last expensive, tax-payer funded vacation and is ready to leave the White House for good. His staffers now cannot find work after leaving.
The Democrats suffered catastrophic losses this election cycle and the job market looks bad for those at the forefront of this humiliation.
As a former Clinton aide told Politico:
“It feels like there are just thousands of us trying to find a job, and there are no jobs,” said Mira Patel, a longtime Clinton aide who went from her Senate office to the State Department and, starting last summer, her presidential campaign.
These insiders were counting on the more than 4,000 jobs the president can fill immediately when taking office. And they aren’t taking the situation well:
“Clients are all pivoting, and they’re all frankly trying to figure it out just like we all are right now,” said Julian Ha, who heads up the government affairs and trade association practice at the executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles.
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