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‘Career Bureaucrats’ Should Quit if they Disagree with Trump

In response to State Department officials dissenting President Trump’s executive order on immigration, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said those who oppose can quit if they’re unhappy.

“I think that they should either get with the program or they can go,” Spicer said, who referred to the officials as “career bureaucrats.”

Last Friday, Trump signed an executive order imposing a 90-day immigration ban on citizens from Iran, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, and Iraq. The order also includes a 120-day ban on admitting refugees and an indefinite halt on admitting refugees specifically from Syria, reports The Hill.

Reports emerged Monday that State Department officials were preparing a “dissent” memo over the order, which reads: "This ban will have little practical effect in improving public safety ... [and] calls back to some of the worst times in our history.”

The memo is still in draft form and is yet to be formally submitted.

Spicer also warned officials who disagree with this order that they should consider the rest of Trump’s agenda.

“He’s going to implement things that are in the best interest of protecting this country prospectively, not reactively,” Spicer said. “And if somebody has a problem with that agenda, then that does call into question whether or not they should continue in that post or not.”

 

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