Donald Trump seems to be following in Hillary Clinton's footsteps


Byline: Angeli Kakade

Closing in on two months since Trump's surprising presidential win over Hillary Clinton, the president-elect is actually doing some of the things he previously criticized her for, the Associated Press is reporting.

On the campaign trail Trump was outspoken about politicians, namely Senator Ted Cruz and Clinton being controlled by investment bank Goldman Sachs.

But the billionaire has now tapped Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn for the White House National Economic Council. Steve Bannon, the appointed chief strategist and senior counselor, is also a former Goldman Sachs investment banker.

Trump additionally criticized Hillary Clinton for being holden to the people that gave her "millions." The president-elect's cabinet has six of Trump's top donors including small business administrator Linda McMahon who gave $7.5 million to a Trump super PAC

Prior to announcing his plans to cancel his first post election news conference and other news conferences the president-elect typically gives, he slammed Clinton for not doing news conferences saying at a Virginia rally:

"She's so dishonest she doesn't want people peppering her with questions."

Trump also previously criticized the Clinton Foundation saying the family set up a business to profit from public office but the president-elect is facing backlash himself for failing to separate himself from his businesses and his family's stake in those businesses.

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