As Donald Trump continues to make his picks for his administration, we are reminded that Barack Obama, after his election in 2008, chose his intra-party rival, Hillary Clinton, as secretary of state.
So this week’s question is: When was the last time a REPUBLICAN president named one of his primary opponents to his Cabinet?
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The answer? John Sununu. The White House chief of staff under the first President Bush, he served three two-year terms as governor of New Hampshire, between 1983 and 1988.
The randomly selected winner is Jim McComb of San Dimas, Calif. Jim wins the coveted Political Junkie button.