GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley Demands Trump Give ‘Detailed Reasoning’ For Firing Inspector General

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday demanding a “detailed reasoning” for the firings of Inspector General of the Department of State Steve Linick and Inspector General of the Intelligence Community Michael Atkinson.

Linick — who was reportedly investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “for suspected abuse of office” — was fired by President Trump on Friday, while Atkinson was fired in early April.

In a letter on Monday, Grassley attempted to appeal to the president by describing inspector generals as “the ultimate swamp drainers,” before demanding an explanation for the dismissals of both men.

“As you know, Congress
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