Terms

Deep State
The Deep State

More About Deep State

  • Idea that there are lifetime non-elected government officials that really run the US government
    • They push their own agendasĀ 
    • Part of the bureaucracy
  • Historically considered to be a "conspiracy theory"
  • Gaining more traction as credible after the 2016 Trump election
    • CIA and FBI may have had hidden agendas
    • Public statements about officials "resisting" the Trump administration