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Jilly_in_VA

(10,345 posts)
Mon Jun 24, 2024, 04:56 PM Jun 24

Conservative-backed group is creating a list of federal workers it suspects could resist Trump plans

From his home office in small-town Kentucky, a seasoned political operative is quietly investigating scores of federal employees suspected of being hostile to the policies of Republican Donald Trump, a highly unusual and potentially chilling effort that dovetails with broader conservative preparations for a new White House.

Tom Jones and his American Accountability Foundation are digging into the backgrounds, social media posts and commentary of key high-ranking government employees, starting with the Department of Homeland Security. They’re relying in part on tips from his network of conservative contacts, including workers. In a move that alarms some, they’re preparing to publish the findings online.

With a $100,000 grant from the Heritage Foundation, the goal is to post 100 names of government workers to a website this summer to show a potential new administration who might be standing in the way of a second-term Trump agenda — and ripe for scrutiny, reclassifications, reassignments or firings.

“We need to understand who these people are and what they do,” said Jones, a former Capitol Hill aide to Republican senators.

The concept of compiling and publicizing a list of government employees shows the lengths Trump’s allies are willing to go to ensure nothing or no one will block his plans in a potential second term. Jones’ Project Sovereignty 2025 comes as Heritage’s Project 2025 lays the groundwork, with policies, proposals and personnel ready for a possible new White House.

https://apnews.com/article/trump-biden-president-project-2025-33d3fc2999a74f4aa424f1128dca2d16

Scary, and aided by the Heritage Foundation. Like a venomous snake, we must cut off the head of the Heritage Foundation and hope it dies.

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Conservative-backed group is creating a list of federal workers it suspects could resist Trump plans (Original Post) Jilly_in_VA Jun 24 OP
I just googled "Who is the Heritage Foundation" andd onethatcares Jun 24 #1
I guess you could start with Leonard Leo Jilly_in_VA Jun 24 #5
Is this like Nixon's old enemies list? Kinda scary. They could eventally find their way to DU. brush Jun 24 #2
So repugs post without repercussions and they have a snitch club for anti-trumpers. GreenWave Jun 24 #3
They think they can wipe out the top echelon of MOMFUDSKI Jun 24 #4
K&R Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jun 24 #6

onethatcares

(16,373 posts)
1. I just googled "Who is the Heritage Foundation" andd
Mon Jun 24, 2024, 05:04 PM
Jun 24

found out they are as opaque as mud. Reading their credo and the rest of their bullshit is like reading nothing. But...they are dead set on changing the America we now know into something THEY have q plan for



Jilly_in_VA

(10,345 posts)
5. I guess you could start with Leonard Leo
Mon Jun 24, 2024, 05:56 PM
Jun 24

Work your way down from there. We know who he is. And this Jones guy. Stephen Miller is part of it too, I have a feeling.

brush

(55,089 posts)
2. Is this like Nixon's old enemies list? Kinda scary. They could eventally find their way to DU.
Mon Jun 24, 2024, 05:17 PM
Jun 24

The Heritage foundation, a winger think tank headed by Leonard Leo, already controls/recommends to rethug presidents, federal judge/justice candidates.

The got trump three SCOTUS justices and the Dobbs ruling. They're dangerous and a threat to our democracy, and with a deranged executive like trump...look the fuck out.

GreenWave

(7,616 posts)
3. So repugs post without repercussions and they have a snitch club for anti-trumpers.
Mon Jun 24, 2024, 05:24 PM
Jun 24

When folks took pictures of the war protestors many moons ago, we wanted to know who they were. So we started taking their mug shots and they fled.

Here we need a Foundation to list those who oppose dissent.

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