Behind the Curtain: Trump allies pre-screen loyalists for unprecedented power grab

Former President Donald Trump’s allies have begun pre-screening the ideologies of thousands of individuals with the goal to centralize and expand Trump’s power at every level of government if he is re-elected in 2024. They plan to install up to 54,000 Trump loyalists across government to limit any chance of restraint should Trump win a second term. Though this effort is centered around Trump, Heritage Foundation sources say that it will be available to any Republican nominee and Heritage officials have already briefed the campaigns of Ron Desantis and Nikki Haley as well.

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