Not long after he announced his campaign for president, Donald Trump was accused of a wide range of potentially illegal activity. Since his upset win over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the new president-elect is still attempting controversial actions.

Trump's move

Whether it's his private tax returns, the comments he's made about minorities, or his questionable business decisions, Donald Trump spent a year and a half on the campaign trail dealing with questions and attacks from the media and his political opponents.

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While the backlash was often fierce, the former host of "The Apprentice" was able to weather the storm and become the new president-elect. In the weeks since the election, Trump has allegedly targeted federal employees that he doesn't take a liking to, which was reported by CBS News, and later the The Hill, on December 27.

During an interview with CBS Radio News over the weekend, Tom Perez, the current labor Secretary under President Obama, elaborated on the story.

"Those questions have no place in a transition," Perez said, before adding, "That is illegal." "Will dedicated career people be targeted because they were doing the right work?" Perez rhetorically asked.

As The Hill points out, the Donald Trump transition team unsuccessfully tried to receive the names of government officials working on Climate Change activities. After backlash, the Trump team claimed that there was a misunderstanding. However, just last week, the Trump transition team sent a letter to the State Department and requested information about "gender-related staffing, programming and funding." Due to the apparent illegal request, Democrats in the Senate have pushed for an investigation into the letter, and potential purge.

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Moving forward

Even with the growing opposition to his incoming administration, Donald Trump is still scheduled to be sworn in as the next commander in chief on January 20. While Trump will be celebrating on Inauguration Day, an expected 100,000 protesters will be in attendance in Washington, D.C. to make their views known.

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