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What’s the Purpose of President Trump’s Navy?

Does the president's specified goal of 350 ships meet the needs of the nation in the 21st century? The answer is not yet clear.

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Why Bureaucrats Matter in the Fight to Preserve the Rule Of Law

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Officials who defy illegitimate orders must logically always be the exceptions to a general rule of obeying orders, lest the very meaning of their defiance evaporate.

Are 'Obama Loyalist Bureaucrats' in the Crosshairs?

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Conservative media outlets target officials—some of them career executives—who they say Trump should remove from their jobs.

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With Potential 2017 Cuts Looming, OPM Updates Furlough and RIF Guidance

Budget experts say furloughs are likely this year if Congress enacts Trump’s proposed spending levels.

Intel Community Scientist Subjects Contracts to Frequent Review

IARPA says research payoff success rate should be lower to reflect challenges.

Steven Mnuchin Wants You to See The LEGO Batman Movie

The Treasury Secretary may have violated federal ethics rules when he endorsed the film he executive produced.

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a letter with the cofounder of the caucus that "Lerner has proven her ability to lead the agency effectively and fairly."

Senate Whistleblower Caucus Backs Reappointment of Special Counsel

While Trump stays mum on successor, Lerner has the support of many whistleblowers.

How Contractors View Trump’s Budget and Government Reform Agenda

Some proposed budget cuts rankle, but firms see plenty of work on horizon.

Trump's Unbalanced Homeland Security Budget

As the former heads of DHS, the Coast Guard, and TSA, we think Trump’s border-and-immigration fixation is like double-locking your front door and leaving the window wide open.

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Advice to Feds: It’s Time to Update Your Resumes

While there’s a lot of uncertainty, one thing’s for sure—the Trump Administration wants to reduce the number of federal employees.

The White House Dismisses Reports of Possible Russian Collusion

Press Secretary Sean Spicer pushed back against CNN’s claim that the FBI has information suggesting Trump associates and Russia may have worked together to undermine Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

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