PoliticsThursday 09.15.22

Rep. Greene (R-GA) explains her opposition to a federal workers protection bill with a cinematic analogy.

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Representative Greene, the extremist Republican from Georgia, explains her opposition to a federal workers protection bill with a cinematic analogy. The bill is in regards to federal classifications for government workers. During the Trump administration, a now repealed Executive Order introduced a special classification of federal employees called Schedule F. This classification turned thousands of federal employees into at-will employees. This was extremely concerning as it allowed federal employees to be hired and fired based on their political leanings, not on merit. Biden repealed the Executive Order on his first day of office and now Democrats are trying to pass a law to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

GREENE: “Everyone knows the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean” and on the Black Pearl, it's the second one, it has pirates on the ship that become part of the ship walls. Effectively, that's what H.R. 302 is doing. Preventing a Patronage System Act will make employees in the executive branch, just that - part of the building walls, making it impossible to get rid of them.”

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