Democrats appear laughable when claiming that the Deep State doesn’t exist since even their own preferred news outlets once joyously covered it – until doing so worked against their political narratives:
Resistance from within: Federal workers push back against Trump
January 31, 2017
Less than two weeks into Trump’s administration, federal workers are in regular consultation with recently departed Obama-era political appointees about what they can do to push back against the new president’s initiatives.
Washington Bureaucrats Are Quietly Working to Undermine Trump’s Agenda
– Across the government, career staffers are finding ways to continue old policies, sometimes just by renaming a project December 18, 2017
Trump White House Clashes with Resistant Civil Servants
Federal Workers Turn To
Encryption to Thwart Trump
– Agency employees are turning to Signal and other incognito forms of communication to express their dissent.
And there are a ton of other examples proving that unelected government workers have been illegally supplanting the electorate’s agenda with their own.