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Pro  Lost in Transition
 ChrisChristieNew Jersey governor/Head Trump presidential transition team.
 DonaldTrumpOne of the 2016 US presidential candidates.
 JohnKasichOne of the 2016 US presidential candidates.
 TedCruzOne of the 2016 US presidential candidates.
 HillaryClintonOne of the 2016 US presidential candidates.
 BernieSandersOne of the 2016 US presidential candidates.
 CoreyLewandowskiTrump's campaign manager.
 PaulManafortTrump adviser.
 JaredKushnerTrump's son-in-law.
 CharlesKushnerKushner's father.
 MelaniaTrumpTrump's wife.
 IvankaTrumpTrump's daughter.
 DonaldTrump Jr.One of the members of Trump's executive committee.
 EricTrumpOne of the members of Trump's executive committee.
 PaulManafortOne of the members of Trump's executive committee.
 SteveMnuchinOne of the members of Trump's executive committee.
 JeffSessionsOne of the members of Trump's executive committee.
 SteveBannonChief executive of Trump's campaign.
 MaxStierPresident and CEO, Partnership for Public Service.
 SamHeymanAmerican businessman.
 FrazerLockhartWork's at the Energy Department.
 EileenHarringtonWork's at the Federal Trade Commission.
 StevenRosenbergNational Institutes of Health researcher.
 George W. BushFormer US President.
 BarackObamaFormer US President.
 MikePenceTrump's Vice President.
 Karen Mike's wife.
 AndrewPuzderHead of CKE Restaurants.
 MichaelFlynnRetired army lieutenant general.
 NancyCookWhite House reporter for POLITICO.
1  Tail Risk
 Elizabeth S.RandallDeputy secretary of the DOE at that time.
 ThomasPylePresident of the American Energy Alliance.
 KevinKnoblochDOE chief of staff at that time.
 ErnestMonizEnergy Secretary.
 TarakShahChief of staff for the DOE's $6 billion basic-science program.
 JoeHezirFormer Department of Energy CFO.
 MadelynCreedonSecond-in-command of the nuclear-weapons wing of the DOE.
 FrankKlotzDOE in charge of the nuclear-weapons program.
 RickPerryFormer Texas governor.
 JohnMacWilliamsDOE Associate Deputy Secretary.
 AliZaidiObama's senior adviser on energy policy.
 EnricoFermiPhysicist.
 TomCarpenterExecutive director of the Hanford Challenges.
   ARPA-E - Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy
 ArunMajumdarThe man who ran ARPA-E.
2  People Risk
 Colin PowellFormer United States National Security Advisor.
 AlmaPowellColin's wife.
 MichaelSandelPhilosopher.
 GregMankiwEconomist.
 JoelLeftwichLobbyist for PepsiCo.
 BrianKlippensteinThe man who ran Protect the Harvest.
 ForrestLucasProtect the Harvest founder.
 RachaelBaleNational Geographic wildlife investigative reporter.
 JennyHopkinsonPOLITICO reporter.
 SonnyPerdueFormer Georgia governor.
 RobertBonnieUnder Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment.
 KevinConcannonUnder Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences.
 TomVilsackSecretary of Agriculture.
 NeilGoldschmidtFormer Governor of Oregon.
 TomVilsackGovernor of Iowa at that time.
 CathieWotekiUnder Secretary for the Department of Agriculture.
 SamClovisSenior White House Adviser to the USDA.
 LillianSalernoCongressional candidate.
3  All the President's Data
 KathySullivanHead of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
 GeorgeAbbeyFormer director of the Johnson Space Center.
 DaveLeestmaAmerican astronaut.
 DJPatilMathematician.
 JamesYorkeUniversity Research Professor of Mathematics and Physics.
 PennyPritzkerSecretary of Commerce at that time.
 RebeccaBlankFormer acting commerce secretary.
 WilburRossWall Street billionaire.
 DanAlexanderForbes reporter.
 BarryMyersCEO of AccuWeather.
 JoelMyersBarry's brother.
 Holly Barry's wife.
 DanSatterfieldMeteorologist.
 DavidKennyCEO of the Weather Company.
 EricFloehrFounder of ForecastAdvisor.
 RickSantorumFormer senator.
   NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
 ConradLautenbacherUnder Secretary for NOAA.
 WalterShaubFormer head of the Office of Government Ethics.
 David Friedberg Founder of WeatherBill.
 EdKearnsChief data officer at NOAA.
 MickMulvaneyActing head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
 ClareMaloneSenior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.
 JeffAsherPolitical writer for FiveThirtyEight.
 KimKlockowUCAR Researcher and Policy Advisor at the NOAA.
 MikeMorganTV weatherman.
 Lonnie Risenhoover Emergency Management Director.
 HankJenkins-SmithOne of Kim's friends.
 CarolSilvaOne of Kim's friends.
 
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