Federal workers push back against Trump

W. Bradley Wendel (Cornell): Government Lawyers in the Trump Administration. What does Donald Trump need for a successful presidency? Bureaucrats. First, destroy the federal workforce, then rule like an autocrat: The bureaucracy is one of the last things standing in Donald Trump's way. Trump’s enemies within: The president has awakened the slumbering beast that felled presidents before him — the federal bureaucracy. Resistance from within: Federal workers push back against Trump. Fog over Foggy Bottom: The foreign policy establishment challenges Trump. The nervous civil servant's guide to defying an illegal order: The law's on your side — but you should give a lawyer a call before you say no to Donald Trump.