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U.S. President Donald Trump displays an executive order after announcing big cuts to Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments, at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - HP1EDC41JH3C7

Trump delivers a blow to federal employees

Vice President of Governance Studies Darrell West explains Trump’s executive order ending legislative support for federal union representatives to help colleagues file grievances, address sexual harassment claims, and gain whistleblower protection.

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