Beginning November 5, the Trump Administration abruptly fires agency leaders overseeing our nuclear weapons, energy, and foreign aid. The firings and demotions come within a 48-hour period.
The administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, is required to resign end of day Friday.
The deputy administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bonnie Glick, is immediately replaced by the acting administrator, John Barsa.
The chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Neil Chatterjee, is immediately replaced and given a different role. Reports say Chatterjee was demoted after he publicly supported the use of renewable power.
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