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White House letter doesn't explain why Trump fired watchdogs


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, the White House has told Congress, but the administration offered no new details about why the internal watchdogs were let go.

A White House letter issued Tuesday in response to concerns from a prominent Republican senator does little to explain the decision-making behind Trump's recent upheaval of the inspector general community. It is unlikely to quell outrage from Democrats and good-government groups that fear the Republican president is moving to dismantle a post...

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