The current Democrat-controlled Congress is trying to pass legislation to prevent former President Donald Trump from "draining the swamp," or firing large numbers of career officials, if he gets re-elected in 2024.
While it may or may not be legal to implement a "Schedule F" plan to allow mass firings of officials whether they have demonstrated merit in the position or not, Trump does have a logical reason to be concerned about officials acting against him if he gets back into the Oval Office.
After all, it was career FBI agents and other officials that approved warrants on him for no reason, made up false things about him and facilitated the raid on his home in Mar-A-Lago.
Congress is working on the Preventing a Patronage System Act, which would require a president to get approval from Congress before anything like Schedule F could happen.
The act is not likely to make it through the Senate, unless the never-Trumpers there can peel off a few more Republican votes from the base. The effort shows that Dems are very worried about Trump getting back in office, though,
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