Their plan includes the possibility of firing as many as 50,000 federal employees.
One of the most important bulwarks of democracy is the career of federal civil service, he added.
Civil servants often have decades of experience inside their agencies and provide knowledge of policy and law in the federal government that enables them to serve the public.
By replacing federal employees with like-minded officials, Trump-era conservatives are planning to remove federal employees whom they perceive as obstacles to the president's agenda early on.
"Project 2025 is extremists' newest plan to set fire to our democracy," Kyle Herrig, a senior adviser at the left-leaning government watchdog group Accountable.US, told Salon.
"The project — and the dark network propping it up — must be held accountable for their efforts to undermine our democracy.".
In addition to this, the project would also "demonize" civil servants, who do the type of work that keeps democracy functioning, he added. »