Trump’s reform agenda: Elect ‘super-competent' people

GOP primary front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump fires intelligence community inspector general who flagged Ukraine whistleblower complaint Trump organization has laid off over 1000 employees due to pandemic: report Trump invokes Defense Production Act to prevent export of surgical masks, gloves MORE says the biggest reform that could be made to Washington would be “to get competent people in office.”


"If you put competent people in office, really competent people because we need the best, if you look at places like China, they have super stars in their positions,” Trump said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday.

Trump added that “it’s hard to believe some of the people that we have in office” and he would work to get “super-competent” people elected.

The billionaire real estate mogul touted his experience as a deal-maker, contrasting his record in the private sector with primary rivals Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina.

“Ben’s a doctor and he’s not a deal maker and I’ll make great deals for our country, which is very important,” Trump said of the retired neurosurgeon.

Trump also clarified comments he made about the former Hewlett-Packard CEO’s face.

“Well, first of all, I was talking about her persona,” he said. “She had tremendously, you could call it bad luck, you could call it she did a bad job. But Hewlett-Packard was a disaster and Lucent, the company she was at before Hewlett-Packard was a disaster and these were two disastrous reigns.”