The federal bureaucracy has no constitutional authority of its own. It is staffed by unelected people and its only authority derives from the constitutional powers granted to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Yet, the federal bureaucracy exercises power of its own, and federal agencies typically have an “agency point of view”—they seek to promote and protect their own programs at all costs.
Please look at the Iron Triangle Diagram
How the federal bureaucracy could be made more democratic (meaning more accountable to the people)?