Direct quote from Sean Insanity Hannity:
Tonight, it’s time for the Trump administration to begin to purge the saboteurs before it’s too late.
From TALKING POINTS MEMO:
Hannity reiterated the theory of a “deep state” of government insiders hell bent on taking Trump down, a theory that’s been spouted by many conservative pundits, including, most recently, Rep. Steve King (R-IA). The Fox host blamed these insiders for the leaks that have been plaguing the Trump administration.
From NBC NEWS:
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that there remain employees within the government who are continuing to promote Barack Obama’s agenda, while a Republican congressman called on President Donald Trump to “purge” them from the federal workforce.
“I don’t think it should come as any surprise that there are people that burrowed into government of the last eight years of the administration and may have believed in that agenda and want to continue to seek it,” Spicer said at the White House press briefing.
During an interview on Friday on MSNBC, Iowa Rep. Steve King said Trump’s got to get rid of those workers who aren’t loyal to the new president.
“I will use the word purge,” he added. “I’ve used it over the last few days. I think that needs to happen. I think it’s a descriptive word that fits well within the English language, and I know there are people that will attach extra meaning to that. I don’t know a better word to use.”