PBS NewsHour

Trump's 'highly unusual' politicization of government IGs

Clip: 05/18/2020 | 6m 42s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump has fired three inspectors general recently, including State Department watchdog Steve Linick on Friday. Two Democratic lawmakers say Linick was investigating a Saudi arms deal the White House fast-tracked. Yamiche Alcindor talks to Joel Brenner, a former national security inspector general and director of national intelligence, about how politicizing the IG role is “all wrong.”

Aired: 05/18/20

Rating: NR

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