The firings of multiple Inspectors General is unprecedented; doing so
without good cause chills the independence essential to their purpose. It is a threat to accountable democracy and a fissure in the constitutional balance of power.
— Senator Mitt Romney (@SenatorRomney) May 16, 2020
He tweeted that on Saturday. The president finally responded this morning with this carefully considered point-by-point rebuttal of Romney’s claims: