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Inspectors General Drain The Swamp. So Why Is Trump Firing Them?
“To transparency advocates of any ideology, Trump’s actions should be troubling. Inspectors general should be a vital part of Trump’s promise to ‘drain the swamp’ that he repeated on the campaign trail in 2016,” writes Jonathan Bydlak, director of the Fiscal and Budget Policy Project at the conservative R Street Institute. “Spending on inspectors general just might be the best regular investment our government makes. They ensure that government is accountable to its citizens and that taxpayer money is not wasted.”