The State Department saw as massive exodus as they quit (were “soft fired”?) on Wednesday an nominee Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was on the grounds at the Harry S. Truman center.
In what is very likely a “soft firing” (since Trump’s now famous “You’re fired!” just wouldn’t be becoming a president), the U.S. State Department saw an exodus of workers not seen since ancient Egypt. Those that have said that Trump is not going to really “drain the swamp” because he has chosen a few bankers for his team have been proven here to have been greatly mistaken. Trump just does not trust a crusted bueauacracy.
This is all quite vividly reflected in the words of David Wade who served under Secretary of State John Kerry who said, “It’s the single biggest simultaneous departure of institutional memory that anyone can remember, and that’s incredibly difficult to replicate.