“My way or the highway” in Federal government
Sean Spicer has already told the State Department employees that if they don’t like it, they should leave. And now we find that to avoid any interference in destroying the various departments, Trump was going to fire and replace every single Inspector General in the government, putting in people who will do what they’re told.
Read the details in this short post by Kevin Drum.
I believe that the Trump administration will see this as a minor set-back, and start replacing the IGs a few at a time, coinciding with some disruptive publicity as with the abrupt start of the ban: that gets the headlines so other stuff can go through without so much fuss.