If you weren't paying attention, Trump signed an Exec Order deeply undermining the professional federal civil service & setting up his cronies to burrow into permanent jobs in the USG
Mr. Trump has issued an order which will politicize the entire civil service, which will make it (1) incompetent to serve Americans and (2) a tool of authoritarian presidents.
This new Trump executive order deserves to be front-page news—it's as bad or worse than his attempt to politicize IGs, for example. Stated simply, Trump wants to fire thousands of apolitical civil servants & replace them with pliable political hacks. 1/
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This would be the best thing to happen to constitutional government in years. Of course the establishment thinks it ‘stunning politicization.’ Otherwise known as the people controlling their government through their elected representatives and President.
‘Stunning’ Executive Order Would Politicize Civil Service via . This is simply horrible and would allow the President to fire someone like Dr. Fauci or Dr. Messonnier when he does not agree with them. Don’t let this happen!
‘Stunning’ Executive Order Enables Politicized Civil Service via
.’s executive order is a stunning attempt to politicize the federal civil service and undermine more than a century of laws aimed at preventing #corruption and #cronyism in the US government. #RememberInNovember
Trump executive order commands massive overhaul of the U.S. civil service, making certain top officers much easier to fire, for poor performance or over political differences with the current administration.
Nothing to see here except the undermining of the Pendleton Act -> ‘Stunning’ Executive Order Would Politicize Civil Service via
Trump's little booby trap: ‘Stunning’ Executive Order Would Politicize Civil Service via See also