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Trump Promised to Drain the Swamp But He Keeps Firing Those Responsible for Fighting Corruption

“The firings of multiple Inspectors General is unprecedented; doing so without good cause chills the independence essential to their purpose,” Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah tweeted on Saturday.

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What Is an Inspector General? A Look at the Work of the People Trump Keeps Dismissing.

Inspectors General serve as watchdogs and are the strongest line of defense against government misconduct, wasteful spending, fraud, and other abuses of power.