Watchdog firings show Congress still feels effects of impeachment

Source: C-SPAN.

While it may feel like the impeachment of President Trump was a lifetime ago, the effects of his acquittal linger in Congress, especially regarding matters of congressional oversight over the president and his federal agencies. Since being acquitted, Trump has increasingly thumbed his nose, retaliated even, at Congress’s oversight prerogatives. Most glaringly, he has fired at least four federal inspectors general in the past six weeks, including State Department inspector general Steve Linick….(Read more)

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