Sanders blasts Trump's 'rigged Cabinet' in tweetstorm
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers Biden seeks to fundraise off fact he's running out of money MORE (I-Vt.) tore into President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE's Cabinet picks Thursday in a series of tweets, arguing his selections are "rigged" against the American people. 

"Is Mr. [Steve] Mnuchin, a former executive at Goldman Sachs, going to rein in Wall Street's greed and illegal behavior? I doubt it," the former presidential candidate tweeted, adding the hashtag #RiggedCabinet. 
 
 
Sanders also ripped the selection of Exxon Mobile Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick to lead the State Department, and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, his choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Democrats, and some Republicans, have criticized Tillerson, arguing his work has brought him too close with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 
 
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Sanders, who will join Senate Democrat leadership next year, on Tuesday called the pick "very sad" and "very dangerous," saying Tillerson "must be opposed." 
 
Under Democrats' 2013 decision to enact the "nuclear option" on most presidential nominations, Cabinet officials need only a simple majority to clear the upper chamber. Republicans are expected to have a 52-seat majority in the next Senate.
 
Staffers for Sen. Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' Mattis responds to Trump criticism: 'I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals' Democrats vow to push for repeal of other Trump rules after loss on power plant rollback MORE (D-N.Y.), the incoming minority leader, also argued on Twitter that Trump is setting up a "rigged Cabinet," pointing to his pick for the Department of Education and a possible resurgence for the fossil fuel industry under Trump. 
Trump argued for months before the election that the electoral system was "rigged" against him. Kellyanne Conway, a top Trump adviser, told NBC's "Today" on Nov. 9 that Trump still thought the election was rigged against him even though he won.