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Errol Louis is the host of "Inside City Hall," a nightly political show on NY1, a New York all-news channel. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)As understandably eager as they are to get speedy approvals from Congress for as many Cabinet nominees as possible, Donald Trump's transition team should focus less on aggressively preparing candidates to endure a high-profile public grilling and more on avoiding shortcuts in the confirmation process. Cutting corners will likely saddle the new President, the nation -- and the nominees themselves -- with avoidable ethical headaches.