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Why this Trump appointee resigned over an executive order

Clip: 10/28/2020 | 5m 30s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump has promised to dismantle the federal government’s administrative state -- and made moves in that direction. Now, one of his political appointees has resigned in protest over an executive order that could strip protections from federal employees. Ron Sanders, who worked under presidents of both parties during decades as a civil servant, tells Amna Nawaz why he gave up his job.

Aired: 10/28/20

Rating: NR

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