Friday, March 3, 2017

Washington Waiting For The Purge

President Trump walks from the Oval Office as he departs the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Josh Dawsey, Politico: Trump's advisers push him to purge Obama appointees

Frustrated by the gush of leaks, the president's allies say it's time to take action.

Advisers to President Donald Trump are urging him to purge the government of former President Barack Obama's political appointees and quickly install more people who are loyal to him, amid a cascade of damaging stories that have put his nascent administration in seemingly constant crisis-control mode.

A number of his advisers believe Obama officials are behind the leaks and are seeking to undermine his presidency, with just the latest example coming from reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met twice last year with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. and apparently misled senators about the interactions during his confirmation hearing.

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WNU Editor: This will take time .... hundreds of officials are still having their appointments reviewed. As for current bureaucrats and government officials .... they are getting nervous .... Exclusive: Trump aides’ bid to plug leaks creates unease among some civil servants (Reuters).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

When Pres. Trump says the liberal news media are the enemies of the American people, he is correct. The question is, how to correct this destructive situation? And what about the first amendment?