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'He's a showbiz guy': At Trump's political casting call, looks matter

'He's a showbiz guy': At Trump's political casting call, looks matter

Donald Trump believes that those who aspire to the most visible spots in his administration should not just be able to do the job, but also look the part.

Given Trump's own background as a master brander and showman who ran beauty pageants as a sideline, it was probably inevitable that he would be looking beyond their résumés for a certain aesthetic in his supporting players.

"Presentation is very important because you're representing America not only on the national stage, but also the international stage depending on the position," said Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller.

To lead the Pentagon, Trump chose a rugged combat general, whom he...

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