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Behind the Curtain: Trump job applications revealed

Axios previously reported that Trump allies are pre-screening the ideologies of thousands of potential appointees and employees in case he wins back the White House. Now we have copies of the exact questionnaires Trump allies are using.

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    The big picture

    As an exclusive for Axios readers, see both the Trump questionnaire and 2025 application in full.

    Behind the Curtain — Scoop: The Trump job applications revealed

    Behind the Curtain — Scoop: The Trump job applications revealed

    Trump insiders are planning a far more targeted and sophisticated sequel to his haphazard first term, when internal feuding deterred policy wins or permanent changes to government.

    Between the lines

    Hundreds of people are spending tens of millions of dollars to install a pre-vetted, pro-Trump army of up to 54,000 loyalists across government to rip off the restraints imposed on the previous 46 presidents.

    Go deeper

    Behind the Curtain: Trump loyalty tests

    Behind the Curtain: Trump loyalty tests

    By Axios

    Trump's allies are pre-screening the ideologies of thousands of potential foot soldiers, as part of an unprecedented operation to centralize and expand his power at every level of the U.S. government if he wins in 2024, officials involved in the effort tell Axios.

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