With only 3 days left in his administration, President Obama gave a parting gift to longtime advisers Valerie Jarrett and Ambassador Susan Rice, naming both women to the prestigious Kennedy Center Board of Trustees:
— Steven Portnoy (@stevenportnoy) January 17, 2017
President Obama appoints Valerie Jarrett and Susan Rice to board of trustees of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. pic.twitter.com/W0rXKCVF7t
— Dan Linden (@DanLinden) January 17, 2017
None of this appointments require Senate approval:
Today's list bring to 101 the number of appointments to federal boards, councils, commissions and committees @POTUS has made since Jan 1.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) January 17, 2017
These two additions to the board are on top of the 5 other Dem faithful named back in November 2016:
Today in swamp draining: Obama gives huge Democratic donor Fred Eychaner a spot on the Board of Trustees of the Kennedy Center, per release.
— Teddy Schleifer (@teddyschleifer) November 21, 2016
Obama appoints five prominent Dem fundraisers / finance folks to the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees: pic.twitter.com/CUcfXWfBHQ
— Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) November 22, 2016