Friday, March 5, 2021

Trump's SefDef Joins McCain Institute as Distinguished Fellow

Dr. Mark Esper, former President Donald Trump's Defense Secretary, has joined the McCain Institute as a Distinguished Fellow, making him the latest high-level Trump official to enter think tank land.

The think tank, which is based in Washington, DC, notes that Esper will lead a bipartisan team to assess, discuss, and promote policy solutions to the challenges facing US national security decision-makers in Congress and the Executive Branch.

Donors to the McCain Institute include: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Carnegie Corporation, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Daimler, FedEx, Ford Foundation, GE Foundation, Open Society Foundations, MGM Resorts International, PetSmart, Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and Walmart.

Think Tank Watch has just updated its list of think tankers going into the Biden Administration and list of former Trump officials going into the think tank world.