"This is an administration that doesn't want to keep a ... record [that] might contradict the president," says Thomas Blanton, director of George Washington University's National Security Archive, which advocates for a more open government.
The purges are not just revenge. They are designed to remove people who defend the rule of law against Trump’s very deliberate corruption and degradation of it.
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Hope all my Mastodon friends have a relaxing Sunday. Tomorrow we all need to get to work harder and smarter than ever because November is not that far away. And that is the real endgame. We must do #whateverittakes to defeat Trump and flip the senate. Our lives literally depend on it. 🦇
All Americans should be terrified at Trump's efforts to purge our government of any employees who have a whiff of integrity and replace them with loyalists, experience not required.
Trump is deliberately avoiding Senate confirmation by filling the administration with "acting" officials. These are dangerous times that will only get worse if we don't act accordingly in working to remove Republicans from office.
First, we have to continue to agree to support the eventual Democratic nominee and work with others to elect the next Democratic President.
The key concept here is that Mick Mulvaney admits that the GOP actively sabotages the economy when Democrats are in power to make themselves look better.
Tell your friends and fellow voters the truth about the Republican economy. Sharing information with people off social media is key to making change.
#FridayThoughts take some time out for yourself today to reward yourself with something nice because you deserve it after a hard morning of resisting.
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