While the Trump administration has offered no prudent reason why it is going down this dangerous path, government watchdog Accountable.US released a new report — previewed in Government Executive — highlighting how four senior GSA officials, including Administrator Emily Murphy, Deputy Administrator Allison Brigati, General Counsel Trent Benishek, and Chief of Staff Robert Borden all have significant records as partisan operatives. The findings call into question whether the resources necessary for the presidential transition are being withheld due to partisan political reasons.

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