Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight

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ERIC TUCKER, MATTHEW DALY and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair a special oversight board for the $2.2 trillion economic relief package on the coronavirus, the latest in a series of steps Trump has taken to confront government watchdogs tasked with oversight of the executive branch. In the past four days, Trump has fired one inspector general tied to his impeachment, castigated another he felt was overly critical of the coronavirus response and sidelined a third meant to safeguard against wasteful spending of funds for businesses in economic distress. "We're seeing since Friday a wrecking ball across the IG community,'' said Danielle Brian, executive director of the Project on Government Ov
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