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“The Myth of the Deep State, the Reality of the Federal Service, and the Incompetence of the Trump Administration”

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Lee Fink, former president of the Beach Cities Democrats will talk about his experiences with the Obama Administration and his thoughts on the current administration.  He’s entitled his talk:

“The Myth of the Deep State, the Reality of the Federal Service, and the Incompetence of the Trump Administration”

Lee Fink is a long time Beach Cities Democrats member, returned from nearly 9 years in DC and the Obamacampaigns this year.  He served as Principal Deputy Counsel at the Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the end of the Obama Administration, the second ranking legal officer in an office of more than 280 lawyers and legal professionals for one of the largest cabinet departments. As a political appointee, his tenure expired when President Obama left office.

Prior to his USDA appointment Lee was also a political appointee at NASA, where he was the Director of Outreach and Intergovernmental Affairs, working on the expansion and promotion of commercial space providers. Before that he worked in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel in  2009, where he helped staff the political appointees in the early days of the Obama Administration.

In 2012, Lee was the Voter Protection Director for the Obama campaign in Iowa, where he led the campaign’s voting rights efforts and coordinated over 700 volunteer lawyers and was a Policy Advisor and Senior Vote Director on the 2008 Obama Campaign in Colorado.  Please join us for this event and get a glimpse into the workings of the federal as it is supposed to function in contrast with the current regime.


November 8, 2017
7:00 pm


Manhattan Bread and Bagel
1812 N. Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States
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