Sanders blasts Trump's 'rigged Cabinet' in tweetstorm
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Democratic tensions will only get worse as left loses patience McConnell seeks to divide and conquer Democrats Socially-distanced 'action figure' photo of G7 leaders goes viral MORE (I-Vt.) tore into President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBiden prepares to confront Putin Biden aims to bolster troubled Turkey ties in first Erdoğan meeting Senate investigation of insurrection falls short 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 had earlier blasted Trump for picking Mnunchin to be his Treasury secretary, saying in a joint statement with Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenMcConnell seeks to divide and conquer Democrats Mark Cuban: ProPublica 'not being honest' about taxes on wealthy On The Money: Bipartisan Senate group rules out tax hikes on infrastructure | New report reignites push for wealth tax MORE (D-Mass.) that the selection goes against his campaign pledge to change Washington and "drain the swamp." 
 
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 SchumerChuck SchumerIt's not just Manchin: No electoral mandate stalls Democrats' leftist agenda DOJ to probe Trump-era subpoenas of lawmaker records Democrats demand Barr, Sessions testify on Apple data subpoenas 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.